|Houston, TX: Hobby Center for the Performing Arts|
Country: United States of America
Location: 800 Bagby Street
Built 1998-2002 by Robert A. M. Stern and Morris Architects, on the former site of Houston Music Hall and Sam Houston Coliseum (built 1937, demolished 1998). Named in honour of the American politician and businessman, William P. Hobby, Jr. (1932-), a major donor. Opened in May 2002. The complex contains two halls: Sarofim Hall (2650 seats, named in honour of the Egyptian businessman Fayez Sarofim) and Zilkha Hall (500 seats. named in honour of the Iraqi/British businesman Selim Zilkha). Home to "Theatre Under the Stars", a series of touring Broadway productions.
Front Text: "Hobby Center for the Performing Arts"
Size: 7 x 7 cm
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