Will Rogers Memorial Center - Fort Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 44.774 W 097° 21.982
14S E 653050 N 3624336
Quick Description: It is one of the most outstanding examples of Art Deco architecture in the State of Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2018 7:59:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMYABF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 1

Long Description:
Texas Historic Site Atlas

The three-part main building features the iconic Pioneer Tower flanked by a domed Coliseum to the east and an Auditorium to the west.

The Art Deco main building features the iconic 209-foot-tall Pioneer Tower flanked by a domed Coliseum to the east and an Auditorium with a seating capacity of 2,856 to the west. The steel and brick buildings are decorated with rich and colorful sculptural reliefs, murals, and modernistic lighting fixtures, making the center one of the most exuberant and significant examples of Art Deco design in the city and state.

Style: Art Deco

Structure Type: Culture/Entertainment

Architect: Wyatt Hedrick and Herman Koeppe

Date Built: 1936

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