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be in the balcony, where a redesign will provide more leg room between rows and improve sightlines, all without cutting back on the number of seats. New stage lighting will follow, as will an overhaul of the lobby to remove the Colonial-style paneling and change it back to its original 1920s motif, complete with Art Deco chandeliers. To better explain why all of the work is being done now, Bond points to the history of the theatre and the fi rst attempt to revitalize it between 1989 and 1991. He says the building was converted into a commercial condominium that was going to

Before and After work showing a restored Art Deco column. says. The basement bathrooms will be doubled in capacity and made handicapped accessible. He said the next major fix will

Al Bond outside the Avalon.

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