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1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 27 (17)

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition
1948-49 Theatre Catalog
1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 27
Page 27

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 27

Reforma, Mexico City. Several fine residences are also under construction in that city. A lot of the Mexican confidence in the Ebersons is due to the usual Eberson practice of paying attention to the many meticulous details. An example is the preparation of their plans in Spanish and transposing the measurements into the metric system. The result was an expanding of Latin American activities which spread to Guatemala, Venezuela, and Cuba.

The experiences of the Ebersons in dealing with the problems of Latin America, in construction and temperaments, has earned them a reputation which has since spread to many other parts of the world.

The United States Government once again called upon them to act as architects and consultants for many construction projects in the Panama Canal Zone.

It wasnit long before most theatre operators and architects realized that houses constructed as far back as 1930 would require remodeling to conform to new building codes which made public safety a prime requisite. In this field the Ebersons once again contributed their share of colorful, harmonious, decorative, and economical designs. To meet thls situation, the Eberson office set up a special organization, which gave competent engineering inspections, appraisals, and recommendations, turning dllapidated houses into modern, uptodate theatres.

Not only independents but many of the larger circuits recognized the emCIency of using the experience and study


AN UNUSUAL AUDITORIUM EFFECT is gained by the protruding structure in the center of the ceiling of the Penn. Washington. D. C. An illusion of tremendous depth can be gathered from the photo below.



1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 27