New options for Beach Theatre
A group trying to save the city’s last movie theater is exploring building a hotel on the site to save at least one of the four movie screens.
President Steve Jackson, of the Beach Theatre Foundation, said it may be possible to fit 50 to 75 hotel rooms on the property, and thus entice a developer willing to pay $12 million for the Beach Avenue property. Jackson said a hotel could be built on the property, which takes up a city block, while still retaining part of the movie theater.
Read the full story in the Press of Atlantic City.