This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Founder of Friends of the Uptown, Andy Pierce, joins Bob Sirott to speak on the history of the Uptown Theatre, the volunteer-lead process of restoring the Chicago landmark, and what they plan on doing with the building once it’s ready to be opened, such as screening movies and holding live shows. Pierce also highlights the need for “some money people” and the petition that is online to help support the Uptown Theatre.

To sign the petition to help restore the Uptown Theatre, click here