- This dance, concert and (later) event venue was located next to State Hwy. 199 (Jacksboro Highway) in Lake Worth, on the premises of Casino Beach.
- The venue itself was a sizable building with approximately 25,000 sq. ft. on a lakefront property of approximately 190,000 sq. ft. The dance floor itself was 11,000 sq. ft. in size.
- The venue was constructed in 1927, only to be destroyed by fire a year later and rebuilt.
- This venue hosted well-known musical acts from the late 1920s through the mid-1960s, such as James Brown, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and Tommy Dorsey.
- In its last years of operation, the Casino Ballroom was leased by the City of Fort Worth in 1965, upon which tenants could host public and private events.
- The building met its ultimate demise in 1971, catching fire and leading to components being sold to local purchasers two years later.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Photo Credit: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Copy negative of Casino Ballroom, Lake Worth [ca. 1930s]. (1973). Retrieved from https://library.uta.edu/digitalgallery/img/10010459
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