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Sep. 11, 2018 #12-254 PB1
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Our View: Red Wing's remodeled Sheldon sets standard for region

By Tom Weber
weber@postbulletin.com


Maybe the comparison isn’t fair, but while Rochester struggles to get the renovation of the historic Chateau Theatre underway, Red Wing is completing a renovation of its even more historic T.B. Sheldon Theatre.

Granted, Red Wing isn’t starting from scratch with the Sheldon. The theater, which was a gift to the community from grain baron T.B. Sheldon, opened in 1904. It served as a live performance venue and movie house, and was beginning to fall out of fashion by the 1980s. That’s when a major remodeling project, completed in 1988, turned the Sheldon into one of the region’s premier ...

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he T.B. Sheldon Theatre originally opened in Red Wing in 1904.

Ken Klotzbach / kklotzbach@postbulletin.com