The Theatres Trust

10 Steps for Restoring Historic Theaters

19th January 2016

The National Trust for Historic Preservation in America has published “10 steps for restoring historic theatres: bringing the arts back to life in your communities” as part of its Ten on Tuesdays Series.

Restoring a historic theater is no small undertaking. In fact, the average historic theater project costs between $5 and $30 million, opens in 5 to 10 years from inception, and requires dozens of consultants. In this toolkit, the essential steps in bringing a historic theater back to life are shared, so it can be the site of many more happy memories to come.

(Adapted from the League of Historic American Theatres Rescue-Rehab Manual. Information courtesy of Janis A. Barlow & Associates.)

For more information see The National Trust for Historic Preservation
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