Start your Los Angeles area historic theatre explorations by heading to one of these major sections:
Downtown | Hollywood | Westside | Westwood/Brentwood | Santa Monica | [more] L.A. Movie Palaces |
To see what's recently been added to the mix visit the Theatres in Movies site and the Los Angeles Theatres Facebook page.
A 1923 auditorium view from the collection of the New York Public Library. See our Egyptian Theatre pages on the Hollywood Theatres website for more about the theatre, a design from the firm of Meyer and Holler. After a remodel and downsizing, it's still running films (under the auspices of the American Cinematheque) at 6712 Hollywood Blvd.
A few by Meyer and Holler:
Granada/Oriental, Sunset Blvd, 1921
Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, 1922
Cabrillo Theatre, San Pedro, 1923
California/United Artists, Pomona, 1923
West Coast, Long Beach, 1925
Fox Fullerton, 1925
Chinese, Hollywood, 1927