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Tag: Maximillian Dubois

The Palace Theater

Photo © 2018 David Bulit, Palace Theater - Gary, Indiana

The Palace Theater was designed by renowned theater architect John Eberson in the atmospheric style; the auditorium ceiling was painted blue to give the illusion of an open sky and decorative elements were added to give visitors the illusion of being in a distant land. Built by Maximillian Dubois, construction on the theater began in