MARS THEATRE ADAPTIVE REUSE AND REDEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE
Study made possible through the support of the Town Mars Hill, NC Rural Center, and Mars Hill Financial LLC.
Underlying Intentions with this Initiative:
- Support the revitalization of Mars Hill and add to the wonderful heritage of the area.
- Buying Local equals the ability to better meet the needs of the community.
- Love for the arts.
Buying Local has an impact in 3 major areas:
"Keep the money on this side of the ridge." - Survey respondent.
Validation for the Vision:
- NC Department of Commerce community visioning meetings in 2008.
- NC Division of Community Assistance Market Analysis in 2009.
- Responses from over 1300 surveys completed by local residents.
- Town charrette process in 2009.