The Paramount Theatre (Austin, Texas)
Entrance to venue (c.2006)
|Former names||Gaiety Theatre (planning/construction)
Majestic Theatre (1915-30)
Paramount Theatre (1930-76; 2000-present)
Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts (1976-2000)
|Address||713 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701-3216
|Operator||Austin Theatre Alliance|
|Broke ground||February 1915|
|Opened||October 11, 1915|
|Renovated||1930, 1957-58, 1978-80, 2000, 2015|
($3.51 million in 2016 dollars)
|NRHP Reference #||76002072|
|Added to NRHP||June 23, 1976|
The Paramount Theatre is a live theatre venue/movie theatre located in downtown Austin, Texas. The classical revival style structure was built in 1915. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on June 23, 1976.
In the Paramount's 100-year history, it has played host to a wide variety of acts ranging from vaudeville, musicals, legitimate theater, and movies, including premieres of such films as 1966's Batman.
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