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Fifth Ward Theater’s Renovation Part of Neighborhood Renaissance Effort

Houston Chronicle - Houston, TX - Mayor Annise Parker announced Monday the City of Houston Housing and Community Development has partnered with Texas Southern University and the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corp. to restore the DeLuxe Theater, 3303 Lyons, in the historical Fifth Ward.

The $5.5 million renovation will include a 125-seat proscenium theater, a laboratory, classrooms, and a box office.

"This is about preserving Houston's history," Parker said. "But for us to invest in our money, we have to be confident it will be a catalyst for other things."

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