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Amargosa Opera House and Hotel is a historic building and cultural center located in Death Valley Junction, in eastern Inyo County, California near Death Valley National Park. Resident artist Marta Becket staged dance and mime shows there from the late 1960s until her final show in February 2012. The Death Valley Junction Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned by the nonprofit established by Becket for the preservation of the property. The theater was part of a company town designed by architect Alexander Hamilton McCulloch and constructed in 1923–25 by the Pacific Coast Borax Company. The U-shaped complex of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture style adobe buildings included company offices, employees’ headquarters, a dormitory and a 23-room hotel with a dining room, lobby and store. At the northeast end of the complex was a recreation hall used as a community center for dances, church services, movies, funerals and town meetings.

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Zabriskie Point (23.6 miles)
Devils Golf Course (24.9 miles)
Death Valley National Park (27.6 miles)
Tecopa Hot Springs (31.3 miles)
Elizalde Cement Plant (39.5 miles)
Mary Jane Falls Trail Head (42 miles)
Mosaic Canyon Trail (43.8 miles)
Dumont Dunes (44.1 miles)
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes (44.4 miles)
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Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, 608 Death Valley Jct
Death Valley, California 92328

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