leenorman Posted March 2, 2014 Author Report Share Posted March 2, 2014 The Sunday Post Journal, Jamestown NY – Front Page - three-column, left - Closer to Reality - Momentum Building For National Comedy Center - “The National Comedy Center is the place you can take the next generation so they know these artists and their respective contributions to the art form, because what they did matters. It's important.” - Journey Gunderson, Lucy-Desi Center for Comedy Executive Director - by Dennis Phillips - “An experimental attraction, performance venue and center for the comedic arts that may attract more than 120,000 visitors annually is being planned for downtown Jamestown. The development of the National Comedy Center is progressing, with the goal to make Jamestown the Cooperstown of comedy. A master plan has been completed for the center, to be located in what is currently the Jamestown Gateway Train Station. The team of stakeholders is led by the Lucy-Desi Center for Comedy, the Gebbie Foundation, the Oishei Foundation, Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, the City of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau, and additional community and regional representatives are preparing to head into the next phase of development, the construction of a riverside park at the train station. The Gateway Park would have an outdoor plaza, railroad crossing system and landscaping improvements to the area behind the train station. The park would connect to the Greater Jamestown Riverwalk along the Chadakoin River, [see informations also: 5/18/1894; 6/1/1812; 10/1/1859; 10/1/2004; 10/14, 16 /2013, 1/13, 17, 22/2014], to be completed by the fall,” published for this date in 2014. [Research: Coincidentally, published on Desi Arnaz' 97th birthdate!!] 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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