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Joseph Finger – Architect

Joseph Finger: The Man behind Houston’s Iconic Architecture By Josh Levine Some of Houston’s most iconic structures, including the Gulf Building, theaters such as River Oaks Theater, and City Hall are products of architectural trends known collectively as both art deco and moderne. One of the first and most prolific Houston architects of these styles, […]

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The River Oaks Theater: Saved From the Wrecking Ball?

For over seventy years the River Oaks Theater has operated at 2009 West Gray in Houston’s affluent River Oaks community. Although the theater has changed over the years, it remains an integral part of Houston, the city’s culture and history, and of the movie industry in the second half of the twentieth century. The River […]

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