Our Fair State

How Doug Levine '98, M.B.A. '04, continues to improve an Ithaca landmark.

By Robin Roger

This June, Fiona Apple will kick off her worldwide tour at the State Theatre in Ithaca. But a mere 15 years ago, the theater was nearly demolished.

Condemned by the city, the building's plaster was cracking, the roof was leaking, and the electrical wiring was a...