News Conference to Announce Plans for Famed Pantages Theatre
Original plans approved by City of LA in 1929 are now set to be complete
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ —
WHAT: After nearly 80 years, Hollywood's premier landmark, the
palatial Art Deco-styled Pantages Theatre will finally be
completed with an office tower as envisioned by B. Marcus
Priteca, its original architect. Hollywood Boulevard’s Pantages
Theatre was the last and largest built for impresario Alexander
Pantages, and it was a victim of the Wall Street Crash of 1929.
Priteca’s original plans for the theatre-and its 10 story
office tower-were stamped “Approved” on May 24, 1929 by the
City of Los Angeles Board of City Planning Commissioners.
These plans will become the basis for the project's
Environmental Impact Report that will be submitted later this
WHEN: Thursday, December 6, 2007
News Conference 10:00 a.m.
Light lunch / Interviews 10:45 a.m.
WHERE: LOS ANGELES CITY HALL — TOM BRADLEY TOWER, 26TH Floor
200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA
WHO: The Clarett Group and James Nederlander are seeking entitlement
to complete the 10 story, 200,000 square foot Pantages Office
Tower. Clarett is also the developer of Blvd6200, Hollywood's
largest mixed-use development. The Pantages is the centerpiece
of the seven acre parcel that is owned by The Nederlander
Organization. The Pantages Office Tower will be a spec
development, and Blvd6200 will be developed with private
Frank Stephan, Senior Managing Director, The Clarett Group (MC)
Veronica Hackett, Managing Partner, The Clarett Group
Hon. Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles City Council President
David Green, The Nederlander Organization
— Unfurling of the original 1929 plans for the Pantages Office
— Unveiling of the giant mural depicting the Pantages Theatre
crowned with a 10-story office tower
CONTACTS: Miya A. Walker | Ron Demeter | Glenda Vaquerano
MWW Group for The Clarett Group
SOURCE The Clarett Group
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