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MATCH groundbreaking May 2014 George Levan, from left, Mayor Annise Parker, Garnett Coleman, Ann Stern and Emily Todd May 2014
George Levan, from left, Mayor Annise Parker, Garnett Coleman, Ann Stern and Emily Todd symbolically turn the first shovel of dirt on the new Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston. Courtesy photo
MATCH groundbreaking May 2014 crowd
A large crowd of civic and arts leaders turned out for the groundbreaking Courtesy photo
MATCH new rendering 2014
A rendering of the new MATCH building from Main Street. Rendering courtesy of Lake|Flato and Studio Red
MATCH building rendering covered breezeway
A covered breezeway will serve as a gathering spot for attendees of various arts functions going on at the same time. Rendering courtesy of Lake|Flato and Studio Red
MATCH large theatre rendering
The large theater can seat up to 400 people. Rendering courtesy of Lake|Flato and Studio Red