Day: January 6, 2021

Columbia finalizes funding for New Cultural Center

A New Cultural Center in downtown Columbia, which will hub the new Toby’s Dinner Theatre and 87 affordable housing units, has finalized funding after more than a decade. “We have worked for many years to get to this point and create a first-class art and culture center for Howard County that will spur people’s love of art and theater and will be accessible to all residents,” said Howard County Executive Calvin Ball. “The contributions that organizations like Columbia Center for the Theatrical Arts, Toby’s Dinner Theatre, and Recreation and Parks have historically made to all residents of our community will continue in the new center. Additionally, it will be a vital component of the Downtown Columbia Plan and an important element in expanding affordable housing in the area.”The NCC will be the first of five low-income housing tax credit developments, which is a critical component of the Downtown Columbia affordable … Read More