What once served as one of the oldest single-screen movie theaters in the region, the defunct and iconic Boyd Theater on Broad Street in Bethlehem, has been sold and will be restored.

Bethlehem-Boyd LP, a local developer, on Dec. 31 bought the property for $1.35 million from Joyce Heydt, who had owned the theater since 1970.

The more than 90-year-old theater had been closed since mid-2011 when it was damaged by water from major storms. In September 2014, a sign was posted on the theater indicating that it owed more than $27,000 to the Bethlehem Area School District.

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(via LVB.com)