YAKIMA, Wash.-- A
landmark theater in Yakima is getting some well-deserved TLC.
Theatre in Downtown Yakima is in the process of getting a new stage put in.
workers are reinforcing the 93-year-old supports in the stage in some spots and
replacing them in others. They are also
replacing the entire stage floor.
engineer from the city said it is all an effort to make the theater bigger and
better than it was before.
we are doing is also upgrading the stage at the same time so we are adding more
supports and stronger members so that we can handle bigger shows, better shows,
they are always trying to come up with something bigger, something better,"
said city engineer, Bob Desgrosellier.
stage has gone through hundreds of performances and survived a devastating
in early spring confirmed the need for a major overhaul, and the stage floor
has become increasingly uneven in recent years.
The expected cost of the project is about $155,000, and the city hopes
to have the project completed by the end of the summer.