Senator Theatre RFP: 4 Proposals Revealed by BDC

UPDATE: See our new The Senator Theatre RFP Proposals Info Page for updated details on each proposal, collected from various news media.

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) revealed the four contenders for ownership of The Senator and their planned uses today:

  • The Lofts at The Senator Theatre JR Owens Corporation (JR Owens)
    A mixed-use development that includes the renovation of the existing movie theatre along with new construction of 24 two bedroom/two bath rental apartments on three floors, 27 secure parking spaces in the basement of the new construction and existing retail space.
  • The Senator Theatre, LLC – James “Buzz” Cusack, Jr. and Kathleen C. Cusack (owners of The Charles Theatre)
    proposes to maintain the building as a single screen movie theatre, restaurant &
    crepe shop with alternates
    1) that would provide for a second screen & an arts education area in the approximate 2,000 square foot triangle to the south of the theatre, &
    2) a sliding glass door system in the front of the restaurant.
  • The Theatre Project PUPKIDS, Inc.Noch-Noch, Productions (Enoch Cook III)
    The proposal suggests the mixture of live performances & cinemaplex attractions simulating a staged Vaudeville Revue to attract interest in puppetry & puppeteers.
  • WTMD… At The Senator – Senator Theatre Redevelopment, LLC (Towson University, Robert L. Caret, President)
    WTMD-FM, Towson University’s public radio station proposes to relocate to the Senator Theatre through a historically sensitive renovation of the interior, a new addition to the south side of the building as well as an expansion of existing space on the north side of the theatre. The Senator will be home to WTMD’s daily operations, as well as a schedule of films, educational activities, concerts and community events designed to reach people from all over the region. The station will connect and promote the events taking place in the theatre.

Apparently the previous information that David Cordish has submitted a proposal was erroneous. Our apologies for whatever confusion they may have caused.


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  1. […] Mills) Information that David Cordish had submitted a proposal was incorrect. Please see the November 23 blog entry for the official participants list. Our apologies for whatever confusion this may have […]

  2. The Charles Theater owner’s proposal would put restaurants in the existing bathrooms/lounges, which I consider a mutilation of the historic building. Please read my analysis here:

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