State Theater

316-318 Runnels Street,
Big Spring, TX 79720

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State Theater

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This run-down building opened as the State Theatre in around 1942. The facade is simple, but unusual in that it is native limestone, with large fossil shells in it. The marquee is boarded over, the vertical has been painted light blue, and all the neon is broken. The central feature of the facade was covered in blue and yellow tile, but this has nearly all either fallen off or been stolen. Another wreck on Big Spring’s depressing streets.

Contributed by Seth Gaines

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Seth on October 14, 2004 at 3:08 am

Forgot to thank Charles VanBibber for help with the ID on this one.

calc on December 30, 2004 at 11:37 pm

anyone have any info on this theatre? maybe also how many people it sat at one time?

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