When you go to the Cultural Council in Downtown Lake Worth for the new exhibit, “15 Surfboards by 15 Shapers”, well, some things to think about as you’re walking around town:
|The Cultural Council building, how it looked circa 1971.|
How the building looks today:
|Photo courtesy of the Jim Stafford collection.|
Here’s another image soon after the building was constructed:
It turns out the architect was Roy Benjamin and almost all he did was movie theaters in Florida and Georgia in late 1930’s through the 1950’s. Below is one of his designs in Pahokee called the Prince Theater. You can see striking similarities to the structure in downtown Lake Worth.