Houston, TX: Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

Country: United States of America
State: Texas
City: Houston
Location: 615 Louisiana Street

Built 1964-1966 by Caudill Rowlett Scott architects, on the former site of the City Auditorium (demolished in 1963). Opened 2 Oct 1966. Named in honour of the American politician and businessman, Jesse H. Jones (1874-1956), a major sponsor. 2001-2003 major renovations after flooding damages. 2912 seats. Home to the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Houston Society for the Performing Arts. 1966-1987 also home to Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Ballet, before they moved to the new Wortham Center.

Links: www.houstonfirsttheaters.com, www.houstonsymphony.org, Wikipedia

[Houston, TX: Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts] Front Text: "Jones Hall"
Reverse Text: "Jones Hall - The Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts is located in downtown Houston. It boasts one of the finest acoustical systems in the world, an seats 3,000 people. The Travertine Marble exterior, and natural Teak Wood interior with red plush carpeting maket it an exciting place to visit."
Publisher: American Post Card Co., Houston; AP-681; 33644-C
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