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Major renovations slowly return Saenger Theater in New Orleans to its roots

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Photo courtesy of NOLA.com

Saenger Theater's massive restoration project is a $51 million budget to return the theater to its original beauty. With the discovery of the theaters original blueprints, Canal Street Development Corp is guided with the supplement of old photos to reopen the theater as it was when it originally opened in February 1927. The only difference is a more modern outlook to reflect the demands of the industry today.

The theater is featured on the National Register of Historic Places and in hopes of restoring it to its original glory, the funding for the project is derived from both private capital and federal & state tax credits that portray the Saenger as a rare, surviving example of theaters that cropped up in the first three decades of the 20th century.  The renovations will feature capabilities of handling touring Broadway shows, concerts of all kinds and business events.

For more on this story, visit the full article at NOLA.com