Shrek (Shiekh) has left the building. And now P and J Footwear is undergoing renovations? The ill placed shoe store has been the centerpiece of the historic Howard Theatre building for at least ten years. Definitely not the highest use for this location or its intended purpose. The marquees on either side are pretty cool though.
The Mayne Stage/Morse Theatre was previously the Cobbler Mall. Maybe one day a theatre will once again grace Howard street in the building it was built for. Built in 1917 its been around for almost one hundred years. According to cinema treasures.org the auditorium was destroyed in 1999. Perhaps someone with deep pockets will build a new one in the next ten or twenty years.
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