Hope for Downtown Steamboat Springs Performing Arts Venue Still Alive
According to an article published yesterday in the Steamboat Today, Friends of the Chief Has New Plan to Finance Theater Purchase, there is renewed hope that the purchase and renovation of the formerly fabulous (and notoriously haunted) downtown Chief Plaza Theater into a performing arts venue might be for real this time.
After months of difficulty with obtaining the financing necessary to close the deal and a failed USDA loan application, it seemed as if this deal was as good as dead. A local non-profit group, Friends of the Chief, had been working for some time to finalize plans to purchase the building and each time success was close, everything seemed to fall apart.
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