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Paramount Theatre
Austin, TX
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Built around 1915, the Paramount Theatre still shows performances sporadically. The Paramount is located next to the State Theatre on Congress Ave near the State Capitol. 10-06



Campus Theatre
Denton, TX
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

The Campus Theatre in Denton, TX still features an eye-catching blade marquee on the theatre front. The Campus was once a movie house and first opened up for patrons in 1949. In 1985, the Campus was closed and became vacant until its grand re-opening in 1995.



Woodlawn Theatre
San Antonio, TX
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Here's the Woodlawn Theatre, built in 1946. The theatre is apparently going through some type of restoration. 10-06



Aztec Theatre
San Antonio, TX
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Check out the Aztec Theatre, found just near the Riverwalk in San Antonio. The blade neon as well as the neon over the front door was in great shape and blazing both day and night. There some sort of free show being offered there in the daytime. From the looks of the front lobby, any restoration going on at the Aztec is going well. 10-06



Majestic Theatre
Dallas, TX
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Dallas is home to the Majestic Theatre located in the downtown area. The Majestic Theatre opened in 1921 and hosted a variety of acts during the Vaudeville era then moved into talking pictures. Well known names have graced the stage and the screen, names such as Mae West, Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart, and John Wayne. After closing in 1973, the Majestic was restored and reopened on January 28, 1983 as a center for the performing arts. More info can be found on the Majestic Theatre website. 02-07






Bass Hall
Fort Worth, TX
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

At first glance, the Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, TX looks like an old historic performing arts theatre from the 1900's. The hall actually opened in May 1998 and is adorned with two 48 foot tall angels. 02-07









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