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Metropolitan Theatre

1016 Main St
Houston TX 77002

Demolished 1973
Record #8932  
 Opened: December 25, 1926
 Closed: December 31, 1972
 Demolished: 1973
Capacity: 2510 seats
Architect(s): Alfred C Finn; RE Hall
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Publix Theatres, ABC Interstate Theatres

The auditoriums of the Metropolitan and State were razed in 1973 and the lobbies converted to retail space. The remainder of the buildings, along with the rest of the block were demolished with the Lamar Hotel in 1985.

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Last featured 3/12/2004. Last edited 1/7/2012.

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