Civic Auditorium - Plano, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 01.237 W 096° 42.178
14S E 714553 N 3655916
Quick Description: A gray, granite sidewalk marker in front of the Courtyard Theater at 1509 H Ave, Plano, TX, notes that this was the location of the city's majestic Civic Auditorium before it ultimately burned.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2020 9:27:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM13CEV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
The marker is in the sidewalk in front of the building's replacement, the old Plano High School Gymnasium, which is now used by the Courtyard Theater. Five-pointed stars flank the title, and the text reads:

Located on this site prior to the Plano High School Gymnasium, the Civic Auditorium was built in 1906. This monumental building of Classical design housed meetings and cultural events, such as the Lyceum in the winter, the Chautauqua in the summer, the Civic Orchestra, and the Chamber of Commerce Band. The building later burned.
Group that erected the marker: City of Plano

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
1509 H Ave
Plano, TX USA
75074


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