Penn National agrees to renovate historic theater
By Elysia Rodriguez | Published by WWLP.com
March 8, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Penn National Gaming and the New England Farm Workers Council signed an agreement to renovate the historic Paramount Theater.
The gaming company is hoping to build a casino in Springfield’s North End.
A representative from Penn National said the theater’s restoration is a key element of their $807 million proposal.
The agreement includes financial support and a lease agreement that will allow Penn National to use the venue for live entertainment.
(Click the image above to visit the video.)