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1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 45 (11)

1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition
1952 Theatre Catalog
1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 45
Page 45

1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 45

IN MEXICO. the 33098-5th Maya. Mexico City is

relatively small by contrast to the 8000 seat

Florida, but there is no questioning its modem appointments. Its night lighting is good.

ANOTHER lame new theatre in Mexico City is the 32th seat Orteon which is completely modem.

Typifying the high standards being attained in new theatre construction in Mexico is the Maya, a 3,098-seat house recently designed by Carlos Vergara Omaha in Mexico City. Its stepped ceiling and side walls provide excellent acoustics as Well as a streamlined decorative effect, and recessed square and circular lighting fixtures highlight the auditoriumis tasteful decorative treatment. Marble has been used extensively throughout the non-show areas of the theatrehin walls, columns, staircases, and floors to impart an air of quiet elegance. The Mayals front utilizes the full attraction power of artfully applied light in a brilliant marquee, a panellighted sofiit, horizontal and vertical signature signs, and fluorescent framing: around the entire front of the building.

The Maya is equipped with a Wcstrox sound system, \x'atvr-cooled Century prw joctors, and Ashcraft Super High lamps.


Newly constructed in Havana, Cuba, the Los Angeles is a pace-setter in modern design, both in its extremely simple, but highly effective front and in its artistic auditorium treatnn-nt. The


1952 Theatre Catalog, 10th Edition, Page 45