3415 Oak Lawn Avenue,
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Previously operated by: ABC Theatres, Interstate Theatres Inc. & Texas Consolidated Theaters Inc., Paramount Pictures Inc., Plitt Theatres
Architects: W. Scott Dunne
Previous Names: Melrose Theatre
News About This Theater
The Melrose Theatre opened on 15th May, 1931 and was designed by architect W. Scott Dunn in an Atmospheric style. Seating was listed at 550. By 1941, the seating capacity had been increased to 900 and the Melrose Theatre was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary Hoblitzelle & O'Donnell.
Taken over by Interstate Theatres Inc., the Melrose Theatre was entirely remodeled in 1947 and reopened as the Esquire Theatre in late-1947.
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