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You may have seen this building in a scene of the movie North Country or maybe you went to a wedding back in the day.
Now, the old Eveleth auditorium is getting a facelift and it's getting the community excited.
In the heart of the city is a building that has just more than a century of stories to tell.
"This was called the Eveleth Auditorium and at one point this was the Armory in Eveleth," Eveleth Mayor Robert Vlaisavljevich said.
The building's first public event was a play back in 1912.
For the years that followed, several weddings, banquets and get-togethers took place here.
"I've spoken to many in the community that remember being here as children and adutls for different events," Eveleth Public Works Director Mike Wiskow said.
The building has been empty for a handful of years, since a textile business moved out.
But many community members didn't think it was best to let the building go.
"Eveleth does not have a community center," Vlaisavljevich said. "So we're looking for some ideas and the building was structurally sound and in such good condition we thought we could utilize that to serve as a community center."
The first phase of a two–part restoration project is nearing completion.
"It's got a lot of excitement because there’s not a lot of history left you knock stuff down and build new and its never the same," Wiskow said.
Because it's like they say, "They just don't make them like this anymore."
"In this day and age you don’t build buildings like this," Wiskow said. "I don't think anyone can afford to."
With its original character still standing strong, the history and the memories in the Eveleth auditorium look like they'll continue for many more years to come.
"It's time has come again," Vlaisavljevich said. "It's turned full circle."