With the cancellation of the Kickstarter Campaign by the Pelham Picture House, to try to save the Larchmont Playhouse from potential development, a few locals are trying something new, and say they have already raised approximately $90,000.
The petition is addressed to Barry Synnott, a commercial real estate broker at Coldwell banker.
Confidential pledges will be taken at SaveLarchmontMovies@gmail.com.
According to Larchmont resident Ellen Zucker, one of the organizers, there are a few different ideas for how to save the movie theater, including
the formation of a 501(c)(3) organization to both purchase and operate the theater, partnering with a pre-existing not-for-profit, like the Picture House in Pelham or the Jacob Burns in Pleasantville, and working with a local investor to buy the building and lease the space to a film company.
The group has asked the broker to give them until June 30 to come up with a plan.