Downtown Royal Oak has the first-run theater potential

Royal Oak already has the Main Art Theater, which is a gem of a place.
Yet movie goers in the area still need to drive to Birmingham or the
Star John R to see first-run flicks. Well, it’s possible that this trek
might not need to be made in the future, as Emagine Theaters is setting
its sights on the RO.

Excerpt:

To go forward in Royal Oak, Glantz needs the approval of the City
Commission to transfer a liquor license from Berkley. If accepted, he
will apply for an amendment to the planned unit development for the
vacant site where plans for a second high-rise condominium or Plum
Market were scrapped, according to Tim Thwing, Royal Oak’s director of
planning.

A four-deck parking garage behind the condominium tower and on-site parking could serve theater patrons, Glantz said.

“It turns out to be an ideal site for us,” he said.

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