Levy Memorial Community Hall in Houston

Photo of Levy Memorial Community Hall in Houston, Texas
Photograph Wayne Lorentz
Photo of Levy Memorial Community Hall in Houston, Texas
Photograph Wayne Lorentz
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Levy Memorial Community Hall
Official name:Abe M. Levy Memorial Community Hall
Formerly:The High School for Performing and Visual Arts Ruth Denney Theatre

3517 Austin, Houston, Texas, Midtown 77004
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Levy Memorial Community Hall was built directly behind Temple Beth Israel, as a facility for classes, meetings and other events. It is now used by Houston Community College's Fine Arts Department and houses a theatre and studios. The Temple is still there, and now called the Heinen Theatre.

Quick Facts
Timeline
  • 1969: The Temple Beth Israel congregation vacated this building and sold it to the Houston Independent School District for $10.
  • 1984: The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places
Notes
  • The temple is on the National Registry and is a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark.
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