GRAND RE-OPENING: The Writer's Center
In his youth, Mark spent much of his free time at the Bethesda Youth Center, located just off Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Bethesda. The venue provided the local teenage community with classes, dances, and other social activities. But the center closed in 1970, and the building spiraled downward over the years, uncared for and poorly maintained.
Fast forward to the present day, and this mid-century modern building is now the home of
THE WRITER'S CENTER
The non-profit community-centered organization is dedicated to the creation of an independent home for the literary arts, nurturing writing talent and celebrating writers through classes, lectures, workshops, publications, and readings.
A few years ago we updated the lower level and last week they re-opened with a front facelift, incorporating new ADA upgrades and new staff offices.