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Curtain closes on old look at LR music hall

Officials hand over center for $68 million renovation

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

Mark Beach, vice president and chief operating officer with CDI Contractors, removes a board from the Robinson Center’s stage floor after a ceremony in Little Rock on Tuesday. The auditorium and meeting hall, built in 1939, is closed for a 26-month renovation.

Mark Beach, vice president and chief operating officer with CDI Contractors, removes a board from the Robinson Center’s stage floor after a ceremony in Little Rock on Tuesday. The auditorium and meeting hall, built in 1939, is closed for a 26-month renovation.

City leaders hosted a farewell to the outdated interior and theater amenities of the 75-year-old Robinson Center on Tuesday as contractors officially took over the grounds to begin a $68 million renovation.

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