Monday, July 28, 2008

Heights Theater for Sale

Photos by Annie of The Bunny Bungalow
Heights Theater in the Historic Houston Heights
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On our early morning walk yesterday, Tall Husband and I lamented that the old 1920's Heights Theater is still vacant. It's such a great piece of Houston History and until earlier this year it was a retail space selling antiques. We found our first pieces of furniture for The Bunny Bungalow there, an oak mission library table and an English Arts & Crafts dining table.

The Greater Houston Preservation Alliance has a cool link about the history of this theater. According to them, Heights Theater began life as a Mission style space before being given a 1935 modernistic update.

Now, the old theater is for sale. Our hope is that someone will purchase the space to refurbish, turning it into a really cool retail spot.

Any takers out there? With deep pocket? By the way, for any of you out-of-state investment types: contrary to recent media hysteria, Houston has not been hit by the mortgage crisis or the "R" word.


  1. Shade (the restaurant) should move over there. Lord knows they could use the space.

  2. You speak the truth Mamacita! I've given up trying to have Brunch at Shade on the weekend. I have to sneak over there weekdays for lunch.

  3. Oh man, please don't let that gorgeous building go the way of the River Oaks Theatre! Alamo Drafthouse should buy it and move in there.