Threatened: Morgan Hill, CA – Granada Theater

RDA vets potential buyers

4:57 PM

By Michael Moore

The Granada Theater on Monterey Road in downtown Morgan Hill could be demolished to make room for a mixed-use project.

City officials will soon determine who gets to purchase four downtown Morgan Hill properties, based on how qualified a list of potential buyers are to develop projects that support their vision of a community with a variety of living, shopping and entertainment options.

A committee of Morgan Hill Redevelopment Agency staff and citizens have been in the process of reviewing 15 responses to a request for qualifications to develop the four properties, which was posted last year. They will recommend a buyer or buyers for the properties to the city council, serving as the RDA board at an April 1 special meeting, according to David Heindel, assistant to the city manager for downtown revitalization.

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  1. Gary Parks

    Although the Granada’s only “appearance” on Conclave 2008 was via remarks made by me as the “bonus day” bus passed within a mile of it on Highway 101 en route to Hearst Castle, it is significant enough. The interior is a charming gabled structure with exposed varnished laminated wood beams, a band of Skouras-like scrolls running down the ceiling’s center, and murals on the sidewalls of flamingos, herons, ibis, magnolia trees, and cattails, done in tans and greys on a maroon background.

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