Cuba Culture

Cubanacan Arts Center, New Ballet Theatre Building in Havana, July 1964

Posted August 19, 2004 by publisher in Cuba Culture.


Ballet’s new theatre building, part of an elaborate complex called Cubanacan Arts Center, takes shape in Havana. Lacking reinforcing steel, architects used 17th century Catalonian vaulted ceilings. Jalousies provide natural air conditioning.

Photograph from Dance Magazine, Exclusive: Alicia Alonso in Cuba Today, July 1964.

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