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The Fox Wilshire

The Fox Wilshire in Beverly Hills, now called the Saban Theatre, opened in 1930. S. Charles Lee was in full art deco mode and his most interesting design decision was lots of metallic leaf. Not in gold as it would have been in the 20s but all in silver.  See our page on the Fox Wilshire for many more views. The theatre survives as a venue for concerts, Broadway shows and special events. It continues to gradually reclaim its past glory through the ongoing restoration efforts of loving new owners. The 1930 photo is from the Mott-Merge collection at the California State Library.

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