Alum Beate Brühl Restores State Theatre in Oroville to 'Movie Palace' of 1930s

Thursday, August 27, 2020
OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER -- Brühl studied art and design at San Francisco State University, and Syracuse University, where she received her MFA. She also trained at various trade schools in her native Germany. A resident of Benicia, Brühl has done restoration work in theaters, churches, hotels, and civic buildings around the country. Together with an architecture team she has received the Governor’s Preservation Award, and the California Preservation Foundation Award for the California Theater in Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, and the New Mission Theater, San Francisco.