The historic Miller Theater on Broad Street will be restored as a viable performance space in downtown Augusta.
In a press conference Friday morning, Joe Huff, the president of the Symphony Orchestra Augusta board of directors, announced that the board approved to move forward with the project.
Huff said the project will “revitalize the downtown city center.” It will also give Symphony Orchestra Augusta its first home in its 57-year history.
Peter Knox purchased the building six years ago to save the historic theater and offered to give it as a gift to Symphony Orchestra Augusta in 2008. Since then, the symphony has hired consultants to conduct studies to determine whether the restoration was a viable project.