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The final step in the purchase of Lake Cinemas passed Monday night when City Council unanimously approved the $545,000 sale of the theater to Neighborhood Development Services.
“I’m just happy and excited that the theater’s going to reopen,” Mayor Bill Judge said. “It’s something we’ve been working on for a year to keep that active and open. This was the last hurdle with the passage of council.”
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It reported on February 12th that the theater had a purchase offer to the city, which owns the theater:
The marquee at Barberton’s Lake Cinemas soon might shine again.The Neighborhood Development Services group has announced it intends to buy Lake Cinemas 8 from the city for $545,000 and reopen the theater the first week of April.
Great Oaks Cinema, which operates a year-round cinema in Wadsworth, would operate the Barberton screens.
NDS Executive Director Dave Vaughan said the group plans to spend about $250,000 to install digital equipment, two 3-D screens and renovate the theater’s entryway.
The work also would include replacing two of the eight screens and a complete cleaning of the carpets, drapes and seats before the reopening.
Barberton City Council is slated to vote on the sale of the downtown theater when it meets Feb. 25.
The theater originally opened in 1938 and closed January 15, 2013.
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