Weirdly, the renovation skips over the River Oaks Theatre; maybe Weingarten hoped to avoid another round of petitions and protests. Though the shopping-center building surrounding the theater is being beiged and turreted and blanded, the theater itself keeps its historical marquee and the horizontal black-and-white stripes over it.
The effect is heartbreaking.
Her heart is broken over… beige?
With so much turmoil and tragedy in the world, it’s good to know that the Chron‘s arts columnist and editorial board member is *ahem* keeping it all in perspective.