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Group hoping to reopen historic Columbia Theater in downtown Paducah
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, December 20, 2013 11:12 AM EST
A group is hoping to reopen the doors to the historic Columbia Theater in downtown Paducah.
The theater was once vibrant and ornate but is now an empty building with mold, rust, peeling paint and decaying wood.
The project is estimated to cost between $5 million and $8 million. The task force will seek grants and tax credits and sponsor fundraisers in hopes of reopening the Columbia by 2017.
The group hopes to create a three-screen space for film and live entertainment.
Information from: WPSD-TV, http://www.wpsdlocal6.com