Texas Theatre

223 Main Street,
Sealy, TX 77474

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Texas Theatre

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Movies are long gone from the Texas Theatre in Sealy. This old single screen theatre has been gutted and is now the home of Annies Lei and Garden Cafe. They have done a beautiful job on restoring the front of the theatre. The flat marquee has been restored with lights all around and working again. The neon Texas vertical has been relit and working again. The front entrance has been restored to its original beauty.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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kencmcintyre on February 9, 2008 at 5:02 am

The building is for sale for $395,000. Here is a photo from loopnet:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 9, 2008 at 8:48 pm

It would have been nice if you had linked to the Loopnet page. Maybe someone is interested in buying this building. Here is the Loopnet listing.

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on February 8, 2009 at 12:05 am

Here is a Feb 2009 shot of the interior, looking at the doors that separated the lobby from the seating area. Lady at the shop said this is original. Beyond the doors, is the cafe.

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Here is a shot of the apartment at the top floor, which used to house the balcony for the theatre. Shop owner said the balcony was originally segregated. Photo taken from the courtyard for the cafe, which is where the seats used to be. The theatre partially burned down long ago.

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Here’s another interior shot, I would assume the slanted wall is caused by the stairs leading to the balcony originally.

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Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on February 8, 2009 at 12:08 am

Exterior has changed slightly, so I’ll post a Feb 2009 pic…

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm

The Texas Theater in Sealy is listed in 1955 with 250 seats.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 20, 2009 at 11:15 pm

This is another 2009 photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 25, 2009 at 5:54 pm

Here is a July 2009 photo.

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