Developers hope to build an IMAX theater in this block in downtown Lexington which is bounded by West High Street at the bottom, South Mill Street on the left, and South Broadway on the right. The city's Board of Architectural Review has made it clear that the project, as it is now envisioned, meets none of the legal guidelines for construction in a Lexington historic district. Part of the plan includes moving an 1808 historic house, middle, next to the empty lot on the corner.
Developers hope to build an IMAX theater in this block in downtown Lexington which is bounded by West High Street at the bottom, South Mill Street on the left, and South Broadway on the right. The city's Board of Architectural Review has made it clear that the project, as it is now envisioned, meets none of the legal guidelines for construction in a Lexington historic district. Part of the plan includes moving an 1808 historic house, middle, next to the empty lot on the corner. Herald-Leader
Developers hope to build an IMAX theater in this block in downtown Lexington which is bounded by West High Street at the bottom, South Mill Street on the left, and South Broadway on the right. The city's Board of Architectural Review has made it clear that the project, as it is now envisioned, meets none of the legal guidelines for construction in a Lexington historic district. Part of the plan includes moving an 1808 historic house, middle, next to the empty lot on the corner. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: 'Coming attractions' could turn tragic if IMAX is allowed in historic neighborhood

March 01, 2014 4:52 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.