Fachada del Teatro Fausto

CA3
General sightseeing
Architectural style: Art Deco
CA Ranking: 3
Admission: None
Paseo de Martí (Prado) esquina a Colón
  • Built in 1915, it was reconstructed and remodeled in 1938 according to a project which was awarded the Gold Medal by the National Architects’ Association. Its pure Art Deco façade is faced with a mixture of white cement and stone dust which reflect color changes of its illumination, achieved by incandescent gas tubes. It was the first air-conditioned theatre in Cuba. Art Deco was the preferred style for the first movie houses in the city, such as Moderno, Arenal and City Hall theatres.

    
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