Former Harper Woods movie theater gets new life

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 16, 2008 at 10:40 am

HARPER WOODS, MI — The Wayne County Community College is renovating the Beacon East Cinemas for student use.

Workers are turning the former Beacon East Cinemas in Harper Woods into a center of learning.

The Detroit News reports Monday that Wayne County Community College is turning the shuttered 1970s movie theater into University Square. The facility will be shared with four-year schools that want to offer courses locally.

The full story is in the Associated Press.

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