Cameo, the popular nightclub/lounge in downtown Dallas that has been the home to the beautiful people of DFW for over two years on Thursday evenings closed its doors after its "This Will be the Last Thursday" party.
While many nightspots in the Metroplex simply run their course and have to watch as their crowd moves on to the next big thing, Cameo went out at the top of its game with huge crowds for its New Years Eve party and last night open. The reason for its closing involves ownership selling the building to an unnamed developer for something not related to any nightlife endeavor. Cameo is from the same ownership group behind Mantus in downtown Dallas, Vice in downtown Fort Worth and West 7th's hottest new spot, Reservoir.
Here is the statement posted on Cameo's Facebook page on Dec. 30 by the club's owner.
"Just wanted to let everyone know that yes, Cameo will be closing its doors in 6 days. An unnamed developer in Dallas purchased it from me & will be converting it into an extension of a hotel or some sort of office building or completely leveling it to the ground. Regardless, it will never be a nightclub ever again. I would like to thank our entire team at Cameo....you have made these past 2.5 years a time I will never forget. My personal relationships with each of y'all is something I know we will have for years to come. Also just to let everyone know, we will still be fully operational at Mantus for the future to come, so you can always see us there. Please join us in celebrating one of the most energetic venues to ever hit Dallas. Also want to Thank everyone thats ever visited us at Cameo...your support is very appreciative & you have made us what we are. The following dates will be the final days to experience Cameo. Thanks again, & I hope to see you all soon....Cheers....Emil Bragdon"
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