Brauntex Theater

290 W. San Antonio Street,
New Braunfels, TX 78130

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Brauntex Theater

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This theater opened in 1942 for the Griffith Company, which seems to have been a regional chain. The facade is very plain, but attractive, with distinctive round windows at the top. The marquee appears to be from the 1960’s, but the vertical is the original, and quite an interesting design. The outdoor ticket booth is still in use. The theater was twinned at some point, but this was removed when the theater was restored for use as a performing arts venue in 1999-2000.

Contributed by Seth Gaines

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raybradley on September 1, 2007 at 12:42 pm

View 1964 interior/exterior photos by typing in word “theatre”,
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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 10, 2007 at 3:37 pm

Here is a recent night view of the Brauntex.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 2, 2008 at 2:54 pm

This is a 2008 photo of the Brauntex.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 14, 2008 at 6:42 pm

An August 2008 photo can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 7, 2008 at 6:05 pm

Here is an October 2008 photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 13, 2009 at 7:55 pm

Three more photos of the Brauntex.




Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 4, 2009 at 10:56 am

This is a nice close-up shot.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 4, 2009 at 12:52 am

The Brauntex Theatre was designed by architect Jack Corgan, according to Boxoffice, February 27, 1943.

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