PLATTSBURGH – Dust is in the air at the Strand Center for the Arts and the Strand Theatre in Plattsburgh.
Demolition and construction projects are underway thanks to a $755,000 Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant.
“We have broken ground on all facets,” Tom McNichols, a Strand board member and secretary, said.
“There are a number of different scopes in the theater, but they all focus around final aesthetic build outs.”
At 25 Brinkerhoff St., the Strand Theatre receives final treatments towards its overall restoration, focusing on function, safety, technical updates and final appearance, according to the board.
“There’s a new bar and some other functional upgrades as well to light and sound,” McNichols said.
“The new bar is in the lobby. We always used to have kind of a makeshift one, and now there will be a permanent, formal…