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The Avalon Theatre opened in the early 1930s and closed in the 1980s. I believe it has been vacant since then. The interior is in very poor condition at this point. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.
The Palace Theatre was built in 1947. The theatre has been twinned but it is still in operation. For more, see this website.
|The Texas Theatre was designed by W. Scott Dunne and opened in 1931. The theatre reopened in 2011 after an extensive renovation. It is now used for live performances. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.|
|The Palace Theatre was built in 1925 on the former site of the Majestic Theatre. It closed in 1975. After restoration, the theatre has reopened as a live performance venue. The Palace Cafe sign next door appears to be from the 1920s or 1930s. For more, see this website.|
Haltom City, TX
The Haltom Theatre opened in 1941. It closed in the 1960s and has been vacant since then. For more, see this website.
The Arlington Theatre opened in 1950. In 1994, the theatre became a live performance venue and the name was changed to the Arlington Music Hall. In 2010, the building was renovated. The neon sign is original. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.
The Rose Theatre has been closed for decades. I don't know when it was built but the marquee sign was added in 1948. For more, see this website.
|The Paramount Theatre opened in 1932 and closed in the mid-1970s. The interior was converted into office space and a parking garage. Some of the original details remain. In 1977, the original blade sign was put in storage. In 2006, it was restored and reinstalled. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.|
|The Grand Theatre was built around 1920 as a vaudeville house. This marquee was added much later. The theatre closed in 1974. A major restoration took place from 2007-2009. However, the building still remains vacant. For more, see this website.|
|The National Theatre opened in 1920. It was restored in 1980. For more, see this website.|
|The Ritz Theatre opened in 1928 and closed in 1981. In 2003, it was saved by a local group and restoration began. The theatre reopened in 2007 as a live performance venue. The blade sign and marquee are modern replicas of the originals. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.|
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