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The Texas Theatre

The Texas Theatre
The Texas Theatre
photography courtesy of the Texas Theatre
D Best
Location
231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208 | Get Directions
214-948-1546 (phone)

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The Texas Theatre has a significant place in the history of Dallas. It was opened in 1931 by billionaire Howard Hughes, and then in 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald (President Kennedy's alleged assassin) was captured there. It has changed ownership many times in the years it has been open, but in 2001, the Oak Cliff Foundation was awarded money from the City of Dallas to restore and renovate the building. Aviation Cinemas has since taken over the lease, and operates the theater as an art house cinema (complete with a 35 mm projector and weekly film events catering to obscure and ecletic tastes) that doubles as a live music venue or a dance club, depending on the night.

The Texas Theatre

Special Features

  • Catering Allowed
  • Group Tours
  • Kid Friendly
  • On-site Dining
  • Pet Friendly
  • Snacks
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

  • Private Lot
  • Street
  • Valet
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