The DMCC Board has approved the city’s purchase of the Chateau Theatre at a price tag of $6 million, with a $1.5 million contribution from the City of Rochester and $500,000 from Mayo Clinic.
I think the biggest challenge now is going to be how should we best use this property.
— Ed Hruska, DMCC Board member
There are different bottom lines. Finding a balance among profitability, entertainment, quality usage, and more, will be important to making sure Rochester makes the best use of the Chateau Theatre, said board member R.T. Rybak.
“Having culture and activity is directly tied to Mayo’s ability to recruit talent … and other entrepreneurial activity,” Ryabk said.