2 Plans Suggested for Theater Revival

By Kadin, Deborah | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), January 9, 2000 | Go to article overview

2 Plans Suggested for Theater Revival


Kadin, Deborah, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)


A Lombard ad-hoc committee Saturday suggested two distinct paths to breathe life into the historic DuPage Theater.

Either suggestion, which came after more than four hours of discussion, would dramatically affect the landmark building, which for months arts advocates and preservationists have urged be restored as a performing arts center.

One idea from the South Main/Parkside Ad Hoc Redevelopment Committee calls for the building's interior and exterior to be saved and restored as a theater.

Developers who take on that task may get grants or other financial incentives from the village to help pay for the work. Money from a tax increment financing district, established in the area in the late 1980s, may also be available to help pay for renovations.

A commercial building just north of the theater would not be included in this recommendation.

The second idea calls for developers to suggest projects for the site and buy the land outright from the village.

Next month, the committee will pass on their recommendations to trustees, who could seal outright the fate of the more than 70- year-old building, which has had a storied past and for months an uncertain future.

Proposals for improving the site are due back from developers in the spring. A final decision on the site's fate could come by fall, before the village takes ownership of the building in October.

Village officials see renovation of the theater as a catalyst for revitalizing business in downtown Lombard.

"We should create a facility with atmosphere that will draw attention to it," said Village President William Mueller, an advocate of restoring the building as a theater. …

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