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Lakewood Theater

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1938, Pettigrew and Worley. 1825 Abrams Pkwy.

The theater’s Art Deco styling built upon the success of the recently opened Fair Park (DS91), with a dramatic tower fluted in neon and an interior designed by Texas Centennial artist Eugene Gilboe. The strong image of the tower anchored the new suburban shopping area and gave identity to the surrounding residential development by Dines and Kraft.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Lakewood Theater", [Dallas, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: East, North Central, Panhandle and South Plains, and West, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019, 176-177.

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