Owosso Community Players kick off the Lebowsky Center rebuilding project.

posted by steelbeard1 on May 18, 2010 at 7:30 am

OWOSSO, MI — On Wednesday, the Owosso Community Players, owners of the fire-gutted Lebowsky Center kicked off the theater’s rebuilding inside its ruins. It was gutted by an arsonist on February 14, 2007.

About four dozen OCP members attended the ceremony. Phase I involving rebuilding the walls and roof is almost underway and awaits the delivery of steel which should begin by May 24. The theater is expected to be completely enclosed again by September.

Interior work is expected to begin next year. The total price tag to restore the theater is estimated at around $5 million.

Details including a slideshow can be found in the Argus-Press and including video from WJRT.

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