May 5, 2011
In today’s edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer is a story on the recent historic grant awarded to the Westmont Theatre. See below for an excerpt from the story. To read the entire piece click on the words “Haddon Avenue” in the last line.
“Coming soon to the Westmont Theatre: A $50,000 grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust.
The money will help pay for the first comprehensive study of the physical condition and redevelopment potential of the vacant building, among the largest commercial structures on Haddon Avenue…”
August 4, 2010
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April 19, 2010
In this past week’s edition of The Retrospect is another article on the recent Haddon Twp ruling on the Westmont Theatre. This article goes into a little detail on the groups, including the NCW, that are interested in the theatre.
On Tuesday, Haddon Township’s governing body received another ruling in its favor for severing a redevelopment contract involving the Westmont Theatre.
Haddon Township Mayor Randy Teague welcomed the news and said the commissioners will continue to pursue development of the theater… read more
April 14, 2010
On the cover of the South Jersey section in this mornings Courier Post is the Westmont Theatre.
“A U.S. Court of Appeals ruling has cleared the way for the redevelopment of one of Haddon Avenue’s most recognizable landmarks.The decision, released on Tuesday, upheld a previous court ruling that said the township had the right to sever an agreement with the Westmont Development Group LLC for the redevelopment of the Westmont Theater.The group, headed by Joanna Pang, who also operates the Trocadero in Philadelphia, hoped to turn the 82-year-old vaudeville house into a live performing arts venue.” Click here to read more
January 19, 2010
People have emailed the site asking how the business/strategic development presentation went with the mayor in December. The meeting went well. Presently the NCW is waiting to hear what direction the township will take with the theatre. Once the township makes their decision, and its made public, we’ll post it here.
January 8, 2010
The new Westmont Theatre image gallery is now online – photos
January 6, 2010
NCW Chairman Allen Hauss was recently interviewed by KYW News Radio to discuss the potential redevelopment/restoration of the Westmont Theatre. Click on the link below to hear the interview.