Majestic Theatre

Majestic Theatre (HM28UY)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
Country: United States of America

N 25° 54.136', W 97° 29.971'

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(English)
Built in 1948, designed by the firm of Pettigrew & Worley, it was part of the interstate movie theater chain founded by Karl St. John Hoblitzelle.
Interstate was an influential vaudeville and later movie theater company in the South.
The building has stylistic influences of the modern architectural movement.
The interior features Art Deco murals, stairway and terrazzo floors. Portions of the original façade, including the theater marquee, still remain.
(Spanish)
Construido en 1948, diseñado por la firma Pettigrew & Worley, era parte de la cadena de cines de la compañía Interstate que fue fundada por Karl St. John Hoblitzelle.
Interstate fue una compañía de teatros, vaudeville y de cines importante en el Sur.

El edificio tiene influencias estilísticas de la arquitectura del movimiento moderno.
El interior tiene murales y una escalera estilo arte y pisos de terrazo. Partes de la fachada original, como las marquesina del teatro aun permanecen.
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HM NumberHM28UY
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Placed ByBrownsville Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650299 N 2865720
Decimal Degrees25.90226667, -97.49951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.136', W 97° 29.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 8.1600000000002" N, 97° 29' 58.26" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1006 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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