The Paramount Theatre in downtown Cedar Rapids after a $35 million renovation for repair damage caused by the 8-10 feet of floodwater that covered the auditorium floor and Hall of Mirrors. In addition to restoring the building to its former grandeur, improvements were made to the sound system along with a bigger orchestra pit, deeper stage and a backstage that now extends into the alley. Shot on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
The Paramount Theatre reopened in October after a $35 million renovation following the June 2008 flood that sent floodwaters coursing through the building, including 8 to 10 feet of water in the main floor auditorium.
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