What: Zenith on Tap presents “The NorShor: Duluth’s Marquee Movie House”
When: Thursday, June 30
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AFTER LONG WAIT, NORSHOR RENOVATION BEGINS
After years of preparation, efforts to restore Duluth’s historic NorShor Theatre began in earnest this week as Sherman Associates received the keys to the building. Initial steps will involve cleaning out the downtown building and removing potentially hazardous materials, such as asbestos and lead-based paint, said Richard Kiemen, the firm’s vice president of construction. That work commenced on Monday and the project kickoff was marked Tuesday afternoon by a parade of speakers, all extolling the NorShor’s restoration. more…
June 21, 2016 – Duluth News Tribune
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NORSHOR REHAB
“It’s finally happening,” Duluth Mayor Emily Larson exclaimed Tuesday at an event to commemorate rehabilitation work at the historic NorShor Theater.“More and more, we are known for our renaissance, our rebirth and our growth. There’s no better story to reaffirm that than the beautiful NorShor Theater,” she said. more…
June 21, 2016 – Business North
RENOVATION WORK BEGINS AT NORSHOR THEATRE
Next to the hum of downtown traffic, a crowd gathered to mark the rebirth of the historic NorShor Theatre on Tuesday. It’s been a long road to get to this point. After Sherman Associates bought the building in 2010, it took a great deal of work to bring the partners together. The partners include: City of Duluth, DEDA, Sherman Associates, and the Duluth Playhouse. more…
June 21, 2016 – WDIO.com
Here’s how you can stay up-to-date on the restoration updates:
- Visit our ‘In The News‘ page
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- Follow the Duluth Playhouse and NorShor Theatre on Facebook
- Visit our FAQs page.
MAKE A DONATION
If you’d like to meet with a representative from the NorShor Theatre Project Committee to discuss your contribution, please contact Christine Seitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kendra at email@example.com.
YEARS IN THE MAKING
On the evening of April 11, 2016, the city council passed approval on the plans to restore the historic NorShor Theatre with an 8-1 vote.
As mayor Emily Larson said last night at the council meeting that approved the plans:
“Together, we get to be a part of something transformational.”
Historic images throughout website courtesy ZenithCity.com