Historic Preservation

Texas Theatre

231 W. Jefferson Boul​evard​

When opened in 1931, the Texas Theatre was the largest suburban theater in Dallas. This Spanish Eclectic t​​heater was part of a chain of theaters once owned by Howard Hughes. In November of 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was apprehended here after the Kennedy Assassination.

Ordinance #24750

Designations: Dallas Landmark (2001), National Register of Historic Places, Registered Texas Historic Landmark (2013), State Historic Marker Program (2013). 

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