METROPOLIS, IL – The beautiful Massac Theatre, safely slumbers for now, protected by a community driven non-profit group called Save the Massac Theatre that materialized when it was just a few steps away from demolition now years ago.
On their Facebook page, the group wrote they are:
dedicated to saving the Massac Theatre. Please help us restore this fine old lady of Metropolis
In 2001 the population in Metropolis was counted at 6,465 by the U.S. Census Bureau. If 6,465 people donated $20.00, this would equate to $129,300. This amount would complete the goal of $15,000 needed for the current Masonry repairs with a lot left over.