According to an unattributed report published today on Culturemap, beer-and-movie pioneer Alamo Drafthouse plans to open its
second third Houston-area location at 2500 Summer St. off Sawyer in the First Ward, in David Adickes’s former SculpturWorx compound. But a spokesperson for the movie theater’s owners would neither confirm nor deny the plans either to Culturemap or the Chronicle. And Phil Arnett — who with partner L.E. “ Chap” Chapman announced plans last year to buy and redevelop the 3-building, 3-acre compound and convert portions of it into commercial space — tells Swamplot there’s “nothing definitive” about any Alamo Drafthouse plans. Representatives of Triple Tap Ventures, the theater’s parent company, did look at the space, but nothing’s come of it yet, Arnett says.
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- Has Alamo Drafthouse found an Inner Loop location with David Adickes cred? [Culturemap]
- Alamo Drafthouse scouting locations near the Heights? [Prime Property]
- Previously on Swamplot: David Adickes’s Big-Headed Summer Street Studio Getting a Redo, Alamo Drafthouse to Weingarten: Why Gut the Alabama Theater When We Can Just Chop It in Half?
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