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Texas Movie Theatres (page 9)

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Kay Theatre
Rockdale, TX
The Kay Theatre opened in 1947 and closed in the early 1960s. The facade conceals a quonset hut style building. The theatre was being restored when these photos were taken in 2011. There are plans to use it as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Cole Theatre
Rosenberg, TX
Lance Theatre
Rotan, TX
The Cole Theatre opened in 1919 as the Liberty Theatre. The Art Deco remodeling took place in 1937. This theatre has been closed for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

The Lance Theatre has been closed since 1991. Does anyone know when it was built? For more, see this website. [map]

Cherokee Theatre
Rusk, TX
The Cherokee Theatre was built in 1946. It is now known as the Cherokee Civic Theater and used as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Texas Theatre
San Angelo, TX
The Texas Theatre opened in 1929. It was originally built in the Mission Style with an atmospheric interior. In the 1940s, the theatre was remodeled in the Streamline Moderne style. It closed in 1985 and reopened briefly in 1994. Renovation has been ongoing for many years. These photos are from 2008. In 2012, there were no signs of progress. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Parkway Theatre
San Angelo, TX
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The Parkway Theatre was designed by Leonard R. Mauldin and built in 1950. In 1981, the theater was remodeled and became the Angelo Civic Theatre. The mural on the facade was created at that time. By 2009, the mural had been painted over. The top row of photos is from 2008. The bottom photos are from 2012. For more, see this website. [map]

Woodlawn Theatre
San Antonio, TX
Josephine Theatre
San Antonio, TX
The Woodlawn Theatre was designed by John Eberson and opened in 1946. It was renovated in 1975 and is now used for live performances. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Josephine Theatre opened in 1947. It is now used as a playhouse. These photos are from 2008. Around 2014, the building was painted a rose color. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Aztec Theatre
San Antonio, TX

The Aztec Theatre opened in 1924. It closed in 1989 and was purchased by City in the late 1990s. Renovation work began in 2000 and the theatre reopened in 2009 as the "Aztec on the River". The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Majestic Theatre
San Antonio, TX

The Majestic Theatre was designed by John Eberson and opened in 1929. It is now a live performance venue. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Guadalupe Theatre
San Antonio, TX
The Guadalupe Theatre opened in 1940 and closed in the 1960s. It was renovated in 1983 and now houses the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Alameda Theatre
San Antonio, TX
The Alameda Theatre opened in 1949. The exterior features an 86 foot tall marquee with miles of neon tubing. The theatre has been closed for many years now. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

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