Construction Begins on the Hollywood Theater

After much blood, sweat, and tears on behalf of PVN staff, work has finally begun at the Hollywood Theater at 2815 Johnson Street NE.

General contractor: JE Dunn

Architect: Snow Kreilich

Anticipated finish: April 1, 2016

Scope of work: The building will be prepared for a future overall redevelopment with masonry repointing at the limestone, chimney repair,  cleaning, restoration and relighting of the marquee, replacement of missing windows, and removal of the plywood and refurbishment of the doors on Johnson Street.

This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

This project is being developed with the assistance and cooperation of the City of Minneapolis.

The Hollywood Theater stabilization and redevelopment illustrates the collaboration, public as well as private support, and diligent planning that is needed to successfully preserve a historically intact neighborhood movie theater. Stay tuned here for further news on the construction process.