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Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Theaters of Historic Presevation

GHPA adds River Oaks Shopping Center and Theater,

Alabama Theater/Bookstop to Endangered Buildings List
(cut & paste of GHPA press release)

Greater Houston Preservation Alliance has added three significant historic buildings to its Endangered Buildings List: River Oaks Shopping Center (1937), River Oaks Theater (1939) and the Alabama Theater/Bookstop (1939). GHPA has learned that planned redevelopment threatens all three of these Art Deco landmarks with demolition.

Through GHPA’s efforts, the Houston Chronicle covered the story on the front page of its Saturday, July 22, edition. Click here to read the article by Chronicle Arts Editor Lisa Gray.

GHPA members are encouraged to write Weingarten Realty to express support for preserving these local landmarks. Letters should be addressed to:
Dr. Drew Alexander
Chief Executive Officer
Weingarten Realty
P.O. Box 924133
Houston, Texas 77292-4133

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