Details for Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium (Atlas Number 5353005164)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5353005164

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Marker Number 5164
Atlas Number 5353005164
Marker Title Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium
Index Entry Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium
Address 400 Locust St.
City Sweetwater
County Nolan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 367652
UTM Northing 3593662
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; buildings; design and construction; institutional buildings
Marker Year 1982
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 400 Locust Street, Sweetwater
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Designed by the Page Brothers architectural firm of Austin, this auditorium was constructed for the City of Sweetwater in 1926-27. The building's Spanish Colonial Revival style is reflected in the use of arches, ornate balconies and elaborate detailing. The site of numerous cultural events, including performances by international celebrities, it played a vital role in the city's growth as a center of social, religious, political and civic activities. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1982.