A devastating flood in 2008 prompted the restoration of the Paramount. The theatre reopened in 2012 with 1,679 new chairs from Irwin Seating Company. Model provided is 29.17.XX.17 Rialto chairs with custom scrolled armrests and new cast aisle standards that were molded from original castings. The seating is upholstered Damask Red velour with the backs featuring an embossed detail. The armrests and gravity-lift, wood bottom seats are stained in a custom wood stain. Concealed LED aisle light was also provided.