Project type: Amphitheaters, Parks and Recreation
Quality of Information: Good
Site Survival: ExtantView Project in a Separate Window
The Works Progress Administration built a city park and amphitheater in Memphis TX. The amphitheater has seating for around 2000 people and excellent acoustics. The semi-circular concrete stand is perfectly paced to fit the contours of a high bluff it faces and serves equally well for singing events, plays, band concerts, and other entertainments. Picnic facilities included in the park project converted a tree lined park into a popular recreation center.
Amarillo News Globe 1942, (https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20520914/the_amarillo_newsglobe/), accessed October 2019.
Plaque on site.
Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on October 18, 2019.
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