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McAlister Auditorium

McAlister Auditorium is the world's largest self-suspended concrete dome, as well as New Orleans' largest regularly scheduled cinema. Built in 1940, funds for building were bequeathed by Mrs. Amelie McAlister Upshur. The building is a memorial to her mother, Mrs. Armantine Reynaud McAlister. The architects were Favrot and Reed and Gervais Favrot was the builder. The facility is used for concerts, premieres, and speakers.


McAlister Auditorium
McAlister Auditorium

Building Number: 43

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 website@tulane.edu