Palace Theater

1233 Commercial Avenue,
Anson, TX 79501

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This theater, or more properly, its shell, appears to be in the process of renovation. The facade is yellow brick with a red tile roof and black and white tiles at street level. The building has been completely gutted; with the screen, seats and roof removed. Unfortunately the renovator is none too bright, and the outdoor booth has been torn out and replaced with some cruddy French doors. The vertical has been fully restored, and is an almost psychedelic Plains Indian design.

Contributed by Seth Gaines

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kencmcintyre on May 19, 2007 at 3:29 pm

If you compare the photo posted on ¼/05 with this photo, there does appear to be some renovation going on:

Patsy on September 17, 2009 at 8:35 am

This theatre seen in the 1984 photo was once a cute theatre with ticket kios, vertical marquee and what appears to be a vitrolite exterior. What’s the latest on this one?

Patsy on September 17, 2009 at 8:37 am

On the Don Lewis post of 4/8/09 Seth Gaines mentions beneath a photo that the marquee has been restored, but the ticket kios was destroyed!?!

Patsy on September 17, 2009 at 8:40 am

Now see the restored marquee, but no restored ticket kios thanks to Lost Memory’s posted photo of December 28, 2007.

Patsy on September 17, 2009 at 8:42 am

A fine restoration job was done on the marquee, but to remove the ticket kios was a major blunder,imo.

Patsy on September 26, 2009 at 6:26 am

Interesting photo with the black night sky, the brightly lighted new marquee and the boarded up door…next door somewhere in Texas!

malcolmdbc39 on November 5, 2014 at 9:28 pm

The ticket kios is sitting inside the lobby. Doors are unlocked and sometime standing open from the wind. Inside is gutted.

DavidZornig on February 12, 2024 at 12:34 pm

Not finding a Facebook page specific to the Anson Theater. Just the Anson-Jones Museum which seems to promote them. Do you have a link to the theater’s Facebook page?

robertcampbell on February 12, 2024 at 1:54 pm

@DavidZornig, the Palace Theater does not have a facebook page, the activities of the theater are on the Anson-Jones Museum page. Tried to edit comment but couldn’t so I deleted it.

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