Starting June 2014, Southern Oaks Apartment residents can take a 60 minute guided tour of one of Atlanta’s treasured Fox_Theater_-_Atlanta_Georgia-225x300landmarks, the Fabulous Fox Theater.  This tour will showcase the must see details of the Fox Theater and its remarkable history.  You will tour over 10 locations throughout the building from the orchestra pit and Mighty Mo, the second largest working Moller theatre organ in the world, to the Men’s Lounge featuring the original furniture chosen by the wife of movie-mogul William Fox.

Fun Facts about the Fox Theater.  Did you know:

  • The auditorium ceiling contains 96 embedded crystal stars, one of which is a piece of a Coca Cola bottle.
  • There is a 3,640 square foot apartment in the theater.  The apartment walls are 2 to 3 feet thick, and a passageway leads from the bedroom to a former spotlight platform at the top of the auditorium.
  • The theater opened on December 25, 1929, two weeks after the stock market crash.
  • There are 4,678 seats in the auditorium.

Ticket prices range from:

  • Military and Seniors – $15
  • Adults – $18
  • Children under 10 – $5

Kids are out of school, so plan a trip into history and see what other fun facts your learn about the Fabulous Fox Theater.