Details for Majestic Theatre

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029005972


Marker Number 5972
Atlas Number 5029005972
Marker Title Majestic Theatre
Index Entry Majestic Theatre
Address 212 E. Houston Street
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 549410
UTM Northing 3255332
Subject Codes buildings; opera houses and theatre; design and construction; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Marker Location 212 E. Houston St., San Antonio
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Constructed in 1928 at a cost of $3,000,000, this structure was designed by John Ebersonf or Karl Hoblitzelle, owner of the interstate theatre chain. Chiefly Spanish Colonial Revival in design, its Eclectic features include paired columns supporting a full-width canopy; an elaborate Marquee; and ornate place courtyard interior. The majestic is an outstanding example of the few remaining atmospheric theatres designed by Eberson in the 1920s. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1991.

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