Loew's State Theatre
1014 Main Street,
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Previously operated by: Loew's Inc.
Architects: Alfred Charles Finn
The Loew’s State Theatre opened on October 15, 1927, designed by noted Texas architect Alfred Charles Finn (who also designed the nearby Metropolitan Theatre, opened a year earlier).
Jesse H. Jones gave the principal address, and Mayor Oscar Holcombe spoke. The movie on opening night was “Annie Laurie,” a silent film starring Lillian Gish, followed by an impressive vaudeville show on the stage.
The Houston Loew’s State Theatre closed on October 15, 1972 and was demolished soon after.
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