Harlem Theater

1800 East 12th Street,
Austin, TX 78702

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July 1973 photo credit Austin History Center Facebook page, Image # AS-73-84991.

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The Harlem Theater opened in October of 1935. It was owned by an African American named George F. Jones and was patronized by African Americans. It was later taken over by the Luccahese family, still catering for African American patrons. The Harlem Theater operated for almost forty years. The theater burned down in 1973.

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DavidZornig
DavidZornig on November 2, 2015 at 5:07 pm

July 1973 photo added, photo credit Austin History Center Facebook page, Image # AS-73-84991.

Willie Winn and Dennis D. Baum, who bought and reopened the Harlem Theater in July 1973. Sadly the theater burned down in December of 1973.

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