Zoning house rejects devise for Oscar Hammerstein museum

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DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The grandson of Oscar Hammerstein has mislaid his bid to emanate a museum and educational museum honoring a Broadway lyricist.

Doylestown Township’s zoning house voted Monday night to repudiate variances that Will Hammerstein indispensable to build a devise during his grandfather’s former Pennsylvania farm. The devise enclosed construction of a 400-seat theater.

Neighbors and municipality supervisors had against a offer during Highland Farm, observant they didn’t wish to understanding with a noise, trade or reserve issues they feared it would bring.

Hammerstein tells The (Doylestown) Intelligencer that he was expecting a decision. He hasn’t motionless if he’ll interest though says it’d be tough to overturn a three-member board’s unanimous decision.

Highland Farm was Oscar Hammerstein’s primary chateau during his low-pitched partnership with Richard Rodgers. Hammerstein died there in 1960.

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