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Border Theater

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1942, William J. Moore. 905 N. Conway Blvd.

The building is a standout as a rare example of Pueblo Revival in a region where the local Hispanic architectural heritage was replaced with the imported vocabulary of the Spanish Mediterranean style. This rendition of Pueblo, with all its distinctive attributes, may be ascribed to Moore's theater practice being based in Dallas, as opposed to San Antonio, which was the architectural hub of Spanish Mediterranean in Texas. The relatively unaltered 500-seat interior with southwestern-themed murals remains in operation.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Border Theater", [Mission, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-SM32.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 291-291.

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