3709 Parry Avenue,
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Previously operated by: Interstate Theatres Inc. & Texas Consolidated Theaters Inc., Paramount Pictures Inc.
Architects: J.F. Woerner
Firms: J.F. Woerner & Co.
Previous Names: Parkway Theatre
Opened in 1921 as the Parkway Theatre. The Fair Theatre was operated by R.Z. Glass, owner of the Lawn Theatre and the Knox Theatre in 1935. By 1941 it was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary Hoblitzelle & O'Donnell. In 1945 Interstate Theatres Inc. operated it and it was converted into an African-American theatre in 1950.
It was destroyed by fire in 1950, reportedly by bombing, shortly after it converted to show ‘race’ films'.
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