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Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Flower Theatre restoration to be discussed (#DMVReads)


The AFI Silver Theatre in downtown Silver Spring, Md. has been renovated and revived. (Jeffrey Porter - The Washington Post)

While the Silver Theatre has been successfully renovated, questions linger about what to do with another Silver Spring, Md. movie house with a long history. The Flower Theatre, opened in 1950 as an 800-seat movie theater, has remained vacant since a Spanish-language church moved out in 2008. However, as Just Up The Pike reports, a charrette is taking place this Saturday where community members can weigh in on how they’d like to see the space utilized.

“Though bringing the Flower back to life will be challenging, all the changes in store for Long Branch make now a great time to start exploring how to do it. The goal of our charrette is to create an "inventory" of community wants and needs and explore how the Flower Theatre could be repurposed to meet them, whether in the short term or in the future.”

Read more on Just Up The Pike.

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By Andy Smith  |  01:50 PM ET, 08/03/2012

 
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