Variety Theatre

Project Overview

The Project Group has served as the Project Manager for the Design/Build $15.0 million restoration of the historic Variety Theatre in the Cleveland's Westown neighborhood. The theater — originally  a vaudeville venue — opened in 1927 with 1,900 seats.  The project is currently in the pre-construction phase, but its iconic marquee and blade signage has been replaced and was electrified in June 2016 (2009 to date).

Project Brief

  • Role:  Project Manager
  • Type:  Arts & Culture
  • Size:  35,450 SF; 1,900 seats
  • Budget:  $15.0 million
  • Period:  2009 to date
  • Location:  Cleveland, Ohio
  • Client:  Westown Community Development Corporation & Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization