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Landmarks Preservation Commission OKs Designs For Delacorte Theater Makeover

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Makeover plans for the Delacorte Theater in Central Park are moving forward.

The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved the design. Work is expected to begin this fall.

The new Delacorte will include improved accessibility for people with disabilities, along with added lighting and backstage improvements.

The Delacorte Theater was built in 1962 and is the home of the Public Theater's free "Shakespeare in the Park" productions.

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