Governor Susana Martinez and Secretary Jon Barela Announce $137,000 in MainStreet Capital Outlay for Phase II of Silco Theater Renovations

Silver City – Today Governor Susana Martinez and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela announced that the Silver City MainStreet and Town of Silver City will receive $137,000 in MainStreet capital outlay for phase II of renovations for the historic Silco Theater. The Silco Theater has been identified as a priority for the both Silver City’s Downtown Action Plan and the recently adopted Theatre District Plan. It is also part of the Economic Development Department’s Historic Theater Initiative, which aims to increase rural downtown traffic and provide entertainment options by restoring historic theaters to include updated movie projection equipment whiles preserving their unique design details.