Missouri Theatre: A history of volunteerism

Here’s an article about the Missouri Theatre that outlines how many buildings are saved: through the efforts of volunteers. Missouri Theatre, built in 1928, could have ended up like so many of the beautiful movie palaces, divided into tiny little screening rooms. But volunteers and others worked to save the theatre in its glorious original…

Missouri Theatre – Tough Luck, Mary Todd Lincoln’s cousin

In 2008, the Missouri Theatre, now called the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, under went a $10 million renovation, again becoming the jewel of downtown Columbia. But with every gain, sometimes comes a loss — as in the case of the 1928 construction of the Missouri Theatre. Named in 1979 to the National Register of…