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Texas Movie Theatres (page 5)

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Granada Theatre
Houston, TX
Tower Theatre
Houston, TX
The Granada Theatre was built in 1949. It has been closed for many years. This theatre is a twin to the Capitan Theatre in Pasadena, TX. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Tower Theatre opened in 1936. In the 1970s, it was converted into a live music venue. Then in the 1980s and 1990s, it served as the nightclubs: "Clubland" and "Decadance at The Tower Theatre". It housed a Hollywood Video store when the first photo above was taken in 2006. In 2011 (second photo), the El Real Tex-Mex restaurant moved into the building. For more, see this website. [map]

Garden Oaks Theatre
Houston, TX
Heights Theatre
Houston, TX
Majestic Metro Theatre
Houston, TX
The Garden Oaks Theatre opened in 1947. It closed sometime in the 1990s. The building now houses the Grace Church. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Heights Theatre opened in 1929. The exterior was remodeled in 1935. The theatre was damaged by a fire in 1969 and gutted. It closed in 1999 and the building was used for retail space. The building now houses an art gallery. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Majestic Metro Theatre opened in 1926 as the Ritz Theatre. The name was changed in the 1970s. The building is now used as a banquet hall. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Alabama Theatre
Houston, TX

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2011:
The Alabama Theatre was designed by W. Scott Dunne and opened in 1939. The theatre closed in 1983 and was converted into a Bookstop book store in 1984. The interior was sensitively remodeled. The balcony was used as a café and study area. The screen and murals inside were preserved. The signs outside were also retained. The store closed in 2009 and the interior was gutted. Since 2012, the building has housed a Trader Joe's supermarket. The sign remains and has been restored. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

More Houston Theatres:
Bellaire Theatre: 1, 2
River Oaks Theatre: 1, 2

Jewel Theatre
Humble, TX
Town Theatre
Huntsville, TX
Texan Theatre
Junction, TX
The Jewel Theatre was built sometime between 1930 and 1945. It was converted into office space in the 1950s or early 1960s. The marquee sign is still maintained and lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Town Theatre opened in 1947. It closed around 1974. In 2002, it reopened as the J. Philip Gibbs, Jr., Centre for the Performing Arts. For more, see this website. [map]

The Texan Theatre opened in 1928 and closed in 2002. For more, see this website. [map]

Rialto Theatre
Kenedy, TX
Arcadia Theatre
Kerrville, TX
The Rialto Theatre was built in 1937. It has been closed for many years. The interior has been gutted. The owner has been trying to sell the marquee since 2009. This photo is from 2011. For more, see this website. [map]

The Arcadia Theatre opened in 1926 and closed in 1988. There are plans to eventually reopen as a live performance space. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Crim Theatre
Kilgore, TX
The Crim Theatre was built in 1938. Although the sign and neon on the facade are lit at night, the theatre is closed. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Texan Theatre
Kilgore, TX
The Texan Theatre was built in 1943. The exterior has been restored but the theatre has been closed for many years. For more, see these websites: 1, 2 and 3. [map]

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