Posts Tagged ‘ontario theater’

More Details on the Ontario Theater Development

Several readers have asked me recently about the progress of the Ontario Theater development in Adams Morgan, which appears to have ground to a halt after the initial demolition of most of the 1950s theater building. So here's an update from the developer, the Fairfax-based Peterson Companies.
"Vertical construction" on the mixed-use project will start this [...]

Redeveloped Ontario Theatre Will Likely Retain Historic Features

The old Ontario Theatre in Adams Morgan may soon be razed, but keen observers will likely recognize a few of its most prominent features in its reincarnated form.
Historic Washington Architecture, Inc. filed an application to give the 1950s theater historic landmark status in August 2011, citing its period-specific architecture and its longtime role as a [...]

Adams Morgan’s Ontario Theatre May Soon Be No More

The owner of the defunct Ontario Theatre in Adams Morgan has filed an application for permission to raze the building.
Owner George Pedas has long dreamed of redeveloping the theater, which closed in 1987, was chopped up into a few retail businesses, and has been vacant for years. Last year, Pedas told the local Advisory Neighborhood [...]

Ontario Theater Owner Dreaming of Condos

With the housing market going absolutely bonkers in D.C., the longest-stalled projects are creeping closer to reality—even the Ontario Theater on Columbia Road in Adams Morgan, which has been empty for years now, is likely slated for condos.
A few months ago, owner George Pedas told local ANC commissioner Steve Lanning that he wanted to move quickly on a [...]