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Merriweather Post Pavilion is an outdoor show location located within Symphony Woods, a 40-acre (162,000-m ²) lot of preserved land in the heart of the prepared neighborhood of Columbia, Maryland. In 2010, Merriweather was named the second best amphitheater in the United States by Billboard publication. The location was likewise ranked as the 4th finest amphitheater in the United States by Rolling Stone in 2013.

Merriweather Post Pavilion was developed by prize-winning designer Frank Gehry and opened in 1967 on the previous grounds of the Oakland Manor plantation. It is named for the American Post Foods heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post. Originally planned to be a summertime home for the National Symphony Orchestra, the structure later on became a place for popular music shows, including efficiencies by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, and The Who.

Nederlander Organization started handling the place in 1971. By 1972, the music shifted from Rouse & Merriweather’s vision of symphonies to rock locations, Charles E. Miller proposed costs that would prohibit efficiencies of performers with a past history of violence in places of 3000 or even more. In the summer of 1974, Howard Research and Development manager Micheal Spear prohibited rock-and-roll after occurrences, providing Alice Cooper, Grateful Dead, and Edgar Winter as artists that were unwanted.

SFX got the entertainment lease in 1999. In 2003, 9:30 Club owner Seth Hurwitz’s I.M.P. was picked as the new promoter.

Since 2005, Jimmy Buffett had carried out at Merriweather Post Pavilion 42 times, the most by any act.

In 2005, Howard County held a charrette to go over redevelopment of the Rouse Planned community beyond its initial 100,000 population design. In 2010, The Downtown Columbia Plan passed, requiring the developer General Growth Properties, (Now The Howard Hughes Corporation) to renovate Merriweather prior to added development could occur in Columbia. In 2014, County Executive Ken Ulman recommended an expense to relieve Howard Hughes of the renovation expense consisting of a $10 million grant. The last strategy which just granted $9.5 million to the developer was announced at a Jack Johnson show on June 5, 2014, removing a major development constraint.

In 2013, former Rouse worker Michael McCall suggested county executive-backed strategies to transform the woody land called Symphony Woods surrounding the structure. McCall’s company, Strategic Leisure, first proposed a $50 million publicly funded six-story parking garage at the Toby’s Dinner Theatre place; later on propositions included a 39-acre arts park with functions such as an outdoor amphitheater called the Chrysalis, a 300-foot-long drifting picnic table, and an 800-foot-long tube called the Caterpillar.

Most of the wooded and open field land surrounding Symphony Woods and Merriweather functioned as a park, celebration site, event parking, and website of yearly Symphony of Lights Christmas light displays. As part of the redevelopment effort, the owner Howard Hughes Corp rezoned the land for a job called the “Crescent”, which would move the Banneker fire department, redevelop the area into 2,100 homes and 1,125,000 square feet of clinical and basic office space, in 20-story-high structures.

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