(UNEDITED)On Monday, October 4th, I took a tour of the long abandoned Cinedome 70 building courtesy of Jay Francis from the Larry H. Miller Group. I appreciate being given the opportunity to go through this mammoth, decaying monstrosity that was once a vacious, thriving community theater. Every inch of this structure spoke of its history, but the endless silence that filled the building spoke of the doom that was to come. People have said that my efforts to save this theater were foolish, but I disagree with that notion. It's impossible for a building to sit in the same spot in the same city for 40 years and not impact many people. We all have friends that we spend a lot of time with and adore, but for some reason we suddenly don't see them very much anymore. That's what happened to the Cinedome.
The modern theaters came in like the new flashy toy of the day. Needless to say, we were stunned and