The Davis Theater returns to art deco glory with multimillion-dollar rehab

Talk about a pop of color. The Davis Theater grand auditorium is a sea of red when standing at the front, looking toward the rear. (Patty Wetli / DNAinfo)

LINCOLN SQUARE — Nearly a year after closing for a multimillion-dollar makeover, a dolled-up Davis Theater is set to reopen Thursday.

“She feels like she’s got her sparkly earrings back on,” said Faith Hurley, project manager for Analogous Co., a collaborative group of designers headed by Grant Stewart that was responsible for much of the theater’s new look.

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It was in June 2015 that Davis owner Tom Fencl announced plans to restore the nearly 100-year-old theater to its former art deco glory, along with the addition of an adjacent restaurant and bar dubbed Carbon Arc.

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