University of Colorado: Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater – Boulder CO

Completed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1939, the Mary Rippon Outdoor theater is located on the University of Colorado campus between the Henderson Building (see post on Henderson Building) and the Hellems Art and Sciences Building.  Mary Rippon is… read more

University of Hawaii at Manoa: Andrews Amphitheater – Honolulu HI

“The lava rock Andrews Amphitheatre at the University of Hawai’I (1935) was designed by architect Ralph Fishbourne with Professor Arthur R. Keller serving as the consulting engineer. The University covered the $5,213 cost for materials while the FERA paid for… read more

Zion National Park: South Campground Amphitheater – Washington County UT

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) built the South Campground Amphitheater in 1934-35 in typical stonework for the stage, walls, walkways and steps.  Red sandstone was used in accordance with National Park Service rustic design principles.  The original wood benches, set… read more