Kansas’ Warren Theatre considers IMAX screen

April 2, 2010 – 4:20 pm

The Wichita Eagle reports:

The Wichita City Council on Tuesday will consider a letter of intent to issue $16 million in industrial revenue bonds for an addition to the 21st Street Warren Theatre, including a new IMAX screen.

According to city documents, the bonds would cover the new 600-seat IMAX theater, refurbishing the existing facility and refinancing $8.8 million in existing loans on the facility.

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UPDATE: Additional coverage on the possible Warren IMAX:

KWCH: Warren Wants to Build IMAX in West Wichita

Wichita Business Journal: Warren proposes west Wichita IMAX

MSN Money: Warren proposes west Wichita IMAX

KSN TV: World’s largest IMAX theatre could be coming to Wichita | City approves IRA bonds for IMAX theatre

The Wichita Eagle: Bonds could bring IMAX to Wichita | Wichita City Council OKs bonds for Warren’s IMAX theater, upgrades | NO SOUR GRAPES FROM MAIZE OVER WARREN’S IMAX PROJECT

WE Blog: IMAX theater would be tourism draw

Wichita Business Journal: Council approves IRBs for Warren IMAX

KAKE 10: City Council Approves IRBs for IMAX Theater | Good Question – IMAX Theaters

Wichitapekington: Wichita City Council approves bonds for Warren’s IMAX theater