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Theatres By Architect



C.S. Albright

Apollo/Star Theatre, 5544 Hollywood Blvd. (1921)  
 
 
Robert C. Aldrich 
 
Carter/Lee/Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach (1925)


Charles R. Aldrich

Broadway Central/Judson Bldg, 428 S. Broadway (1907)
-- home to the Broadway Theatre, 1925-1988


William Allen

Fox Compton, 136 E. Compton Blvd. Compton (1934)

 
Allied Architects

Terrace Theatre, 300 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1978)


Allison and Allison

Variety Arts Theatre, 940 S. Figueroa St. (1925)  

Royce Hall, 340 Royce Dr. Westwood (1929)


Norman W. Alpaugh

Elmiro Theatre/Broadway 4,  1441 3rd. St. Promenade Santa Monica (1934)
 

H. Alfred Anderson

Palace Theatre, 30 Pine Ave. Long Beach (1916)

Capitol / Tracy Theatre, 219 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1933 repairs, renovations)
 
 
Charles Edward Apponyi
 
Simpson's Auditorium, 730 S. Hope St. (1889)


Architectural & Engineering Co.

Rivoli / Capri Theatre,  6258 Van Nuys Blvd. Van Nuys (1921)

 
William Horace Austin
 
Municipal Auditorium, 270 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1932)
-- with J. Harold McDowell
 
 
John C. Austin 
 
Alvarado Theatre, 710 S. Alvarado St. (1914) 
-- with W.C. Pennell

Shrine Auditorium, 665 W. Jefferson Blvd. (1926)
-- Abraham Edelman is also credited on the cornerstone -- G. Albert Lansburgh did the auditorium


A. Godfrey Bailey

El Sereno Theatre, Huntington Dr. El Sereno (1922)

Cody's / San Fernando Theatre 303 S. Brand Blvd. San Fernando (1924)

Cameo Theatre 528 S. Broadway (1924 remodel)


Clifford A. Balch

Dome Theatre, 3014 Ocean Front Promenade Ocean Park (1924) 

Golden Gate Theatre, 5176 Whittier Blvd., East Los Angeles (1927)
-- with his brother William: Balch Brothers

Fox Pasadena 61 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (c.1929 remodel)

Fox Pomona, W. 3rd St. & Garey Ave., Pomona (1931) - with Floyd Stanberry

Four Star, 5112 Wilshire (c.1931) - with Walker & Eisen

United Artists, 217 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1932) - with Walker & Eisen

United Artists, 148 N. Market St. Inglewood (1931) - with Walker & Eisen

United Artists, 5136 Whittier Blvd. East Los Angeles (c.1931) - with Walker & Eisen

United Artists, 606 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1931) - with Walker & Eisen

[Balch also worked with Walker & Eisen on United Artists Theatres in El Centro and Berkeley.]

Imperial Theatre, 319 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1933 repairs, renovation)

Iris / Fox Theatre, 6508 Hollywood Blvd. (1934 remodel)

Pico Drive-In, 10860 W. Pico Blvd. (1934)

Los Feliz Theatre, 1822 N. Vermont Ave. (1935)

Meralta Theatre, 9632 Culver Blvd. Culver City (1935 remodel)

Hollywood Theatre, 6764 Hollywood Blvd. (1936 remodel - with  S. Charles Lee ? )

Esquire Theatre, 419 N. Fairfax Ave. (1937)

El Rey Theatre, 5515 Wilshire Blvd. (1937)

Lido Theatre, 8507 Pico Blvd. (1937)

Red Mill / Boulevard Theatre, 4549 Whittier Blvd. (c.1937 remodel) -- with Floyd Stanbery

Granada Theatre, 632 N. Avalon Blvd. Wilmington (1937 remodel)

Studio City Theatre, 13126 Ventura Blvd. Studio City (1938)

San Val Drive-In 2720 Winona Ave. Burbank (1938)

La Mar Theatre, 228 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Manhattan Beach (1938)

Gordon /Showcase Theatre, 614 N. La Brea Ave. (1938)

5th Avenue Theatre, 2541 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood (1939)

Glendale Theatre 122 S. Brand Blvd. (1939 remodel)

Grand Theatre, 1522 Cravens Ave., Torrance (1939 - presumed to be by Balch)

Magnolia Theatre, 4403 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank (1940)

State Theatre, 255 S. Garey Ave. Pomona (1940)

Rivoli / Capri Theatre, 6258 Van Nuys Blvd. Van Nuys (1941 remodel)

San Gabriel Theatre, 330 W. Las Tunas Dr. San Gabriel (1942)  
 
Towne / Centre Theatre, 107 S. Maclay Ave. San Fernando (1942) 
 
Van Nuys Drive-In, 15040 Roscoe Blvd. Van Nuys (1948) - with William Balch  
 
Lakewood Drive-In, 2120 E. Carson St. Long Beach (1948) - with William Balch
 
-- Also see the listing for Clifford Balch on the Pacific Coast Architecture Database.


William Glenn Balch

Golden Gate Theatre, 5176 Whittier Blvd., East Los Angeles (1927)
   -- with his brother Clifford: Balch Brothers

Van Nuys Drive-In, 15040 Roscoe Blvd. Van Nuys (1948) - with Clifford Balch 
 
Lakewood Drive-In, 2120 E. Carson St. Long Beach (1948)  - with Clifford Balch 
 
Victory Drive-In, 13037 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood (1949) 
 
San Pedro Drive-In, 1575 N. Gaffey St.. San Pedro (1949)


BAR Architects

Crest Theatre, 1262 Westwood Blvd. (1980s renovations)

Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. (2016 booth nitrate renovations)


Barcume & King (Lyle Nelson Barcume, architect & Harold P. King, engineer)

Hughes / Franklin Theatre, 5502 N. Figueroa St. (1936)

Monterey Theatre, 2312 Whittier Blvd. Boyle Heights (1939) 
 
 
Edward S. Baume 
 
Egyptian Theatre, 234 E. 4th St. Long Beach (1924)
 -- with Hugh R. Davies


Richard M. Bates, Jr.

Westlake Theatre, 638 S. Alvarado St. (1926)


Welton Becket

Pan Pacific Auditorium, 7600 Beverly Blvd. (1935) - by Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket  

Pan Pacific Theatre, 7554 Beverly Blvd. (1942)  -- the theatre was by William L. Pereira, the rest of the "Pan Pacific Village" that included an ice rink, bowling alley and cafe was by Wurdeman and Becket.

Capitol Records (1956)

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St. (1958)

Cinerama Dome, 6360 Hollywood Blvd. (1963)

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave. (1964)

Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave. (1967)

Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave. (1967)


Claud Beelman

Eastern Columbia Building, 849 S. Broadway (1930)

Ninth & Broadway Building, 850 S. Broadway (1930)

Sun Realty Building/ L.A. Jewelry Center, 629 S. Hill St. (1931)

Philharmonic Auditorium, 5th & Olive (1938 exterior remodel)

Hollywood Theatre, 6764 Hollywood Blvd. (1936-8 remodel work - unconfirmed) 

Linwood Dunn Theatre/Pickford Film Center, 1313 Vine St. (1948)


Behr Browers Architects     Website: www.behrbrowers.com 

Grauman's Chinese, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. (2001 renovations)

Chinese 6, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. (2001)

Criterion Theatre 1313 3rd. St. Promenade Santa Monica (2001 renovations) 


John Cyril Bennett

Raymond Theatre, 129 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena (1921)

Glendora Theatre, Glendora (1923)

-- also see Bergstrom, Bennett and Haskell


Arthur Burnett Benton

San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S. Mission Dr. San Gabriel (1927)
 -- the project was finished by William J. Dodd


George Edwin Bergstrom

Garrick Theatre, 802 S. Broadway (1921 remodel)

Metropolitan Theatre, 6th & Hill Sts. (1923, building only)
-- the theatre design was by William Lee Woollett

-- also see Bergstrom, Bennett and Haskell


Bergstrom, Bennett and Haskell

Pasadena Civic Auditorium 300 E. Green St. (1932)
-- Jess Stanton designed the interior decorative scheme

-- on Pacific Coast Architecture Database: George Edwin Bergstrom | John Cyril Bennett | Fitch Harrison Haskell | Jesse Earl Stanton |

-- also see the listings for John Cyril Bennett and George Edwin Bergstrom


Thomas Berkes

Laemmle's Grande, 345 S. Figueroa St. (c.1984)

Blair Ballard Architects / BBA     Website: www.bbarchitects.com | 
 
Cinemark at the Pike Outlets, 99 S. Pine Ave. Long Beach (2003)

Grauman's Chinese, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. (2013 Imax renovations)


Boller Brothers, Carl Boller

Inglewood Theatre, 115 N. La Brea Ave. Inglewood (1923)

Largo Theatre, 1827 E. 103rd St. Watts (1924)

Montrose Theatre
, 2226 Honolulu Ave. Montrose (1924)

Tracy Theatre
, 219 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1925)

Stadium Theatre, 8906 W. Pico Blvd. (1931)

Atlantic Theatre, 5870 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach (1942) 


William H. Bonham

Holiday Theatre, 8372 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Canoga Park (1962)  


Stanley Borbals

Monica I&II/Monica Film Center, 1332 2nd St. Santa Monica (1970)


Edward J. Borgmeyer

Broadway / Daly Theatre, 2604 N. Broadway Lincoln Heights (1911)

Savoy Theatre, 5326 S. Central Ave. (1913)

Colonial / Ritz Theatre, 804 Fair Oaks Ave. South Pasadena (1917)

Huntington Theatre, 6044 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park (1920)

Vermont Theatre, 2365 S. Vermont Ave. (1921)

Forum Theatre, 4050 W. Pico Blvd. (1924) 

Rennie's / Crest / Azteca Theatre, 214 N. Maclay Ave. San Fernando (1925)


W. M. Bostock

-- structural engineer, possibly the architect for these two:

El Sereno / Mazatlan Theatre, 3555 Eastern Ave. El Sereno (1940)

Santa Anita Theatre, 135 Colorado Pl. Arcadia (1942) 

 
Harley S. Bradley

Alhambra/Capri Theatre, 130 W. Main St. Alhambra

 
Silas Reese Burns see Hunt & Burns


George Burnett

Allen Theatre, South Gate
-- associate architect was Evan Jones


David S. Bushnell

Whittier Theatre, 11612 Whittier Blvd. Whittier (1929)

Wardman / Whittier Village Cinemas, 7038 Greenleaf Ave. Whittier (1932)


F. J. Capitain and J. Lee Burton

Los Angeles/Orpheum/Lyceum Theatre, 227 S. Spring St. (1888)
  -- It has also been attributed to John Paul Kremple


F. J. Capitain & John Paul Kremple

Turnverein Hall / Regal Theatre, 323 S. Main St. (1894)


Cartwright & Wilson

Hastings Drive-In, 400 N. Halstead St. Pasadena (1950)


Clyde J. Cheney

Mission Theatre, 4258 S. Broadway (1913)


Stiles O. Clements see Morgan, walls & Clements
 

Russell Collins

Festival Theatre 10887 Lindbrook Dr. Westwood  (1929)
- part of the grocery store building became a theatre in 1970

 
Jeff Cooper Architects

Criterion Theatre 1313 3rd. St. Promenade Santa Monica (1983 6-plexing) 


John Montgomery Cooper

Wilshire/NuWilshire Theatre, 1314 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica (1931)

Roxie Theatre, 518 S. Broadway (1931)  

 
Sanson Milligan Cooper

Colonial/Monrovia Theatre. 341 S. Myrtle Ave. Monrovia (1920)

 
B. Cooper Corbett
 
Mermaid/Hyman's/Neptune Theatre 1417 Ocean Front Walk Venice (1911)


Costerisan & Kavanaugh G.F. Costerisan and J.F. Kavanaugh  

Palace of Pictures, 642 S. Broadway (1914)
    -- a conversion from retail space

Symphony Theatre, 614 S. Broadway (1914) 

 
Tignal Franklin (Frank) Cox

Covina Theatre, 104 N. Citrus Ave. Covina (1921)


C. Howard Crane

United Artists Theatre 933 S. Broadway (1927) 
-- with Walker & Eisen  
 
 
Kirkland Cutter

State Theatre, 104 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1919) 
-- with Harvey H. Lochridge  
 
 
Hugh R. Davies 
 
Egyptian Theatre, 234 E. 4th St. Long Beach (1924) 
-- with Edward S. Baume


W. Dearien

Temple Theatre, 158 N. Spring, 155 N. Main (1859)


Harry C. Deckbar

Trinity Auditorium, 855 S. Grand Ave. (1914) 
-- with Thornton Fitzhugh and Frank G. Krucker

Temple Theatre, 5863 S. Vermont Ave. (1922)


Oliver P. Dennis

Rialto Theatre 812 S. Broadway (1917)

Florence / State Theatre, 770 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1918) 


William J. Dodd / Dodd and Richards

Kinema/Criterion Theatre, 642 S. Grand Ave. (1917)

San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S. Mission Dr. San Gabriel (1927)
-- the project was finished by Dodd when the original architect, Arthur Burnett Benton, became ill


Arthur Drielsma

Vogue Theatre, 6675 Hollywood Blvd. (1959 remodel)


Drew Eberson

Stanley-Warner Topanga Theatre 6360 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Woodland Hills (1965)


Abraham Edelman

Blanchard Hall, 233 S. Broadway (1899)

Casino/Los Angeles/Empress/Capitol Theatre, 344/228 S. Spring St. (1903)

Belasco/Follies Theatre, 337 S. Main St. (1904)

Majestic Theatre, 845 S. Broadway (1908)
-- with Leo W. Barnett as the firm of Edelman & Barnett

Shrine Auditorium, 665 W. Jefferson St. (1926)
 -- on the Shrine cornerstone with John C. Austin but evidently left the job early


Jack Edwards

Tiffany Theatre 8534 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood (1966)


Eisen and Eisen aka Eisen & Son, Theodore Augustus Eisen and Percy Augustus Eisen

Globe Theatre, 202 E. 5th St. (1908)

Grand Theatre, 730 S. Grand (1908)

-- also see later listings for the successor firm Walker & Eisen


Ellerbe Becket

Ahmanson Theatre, 135 N. Grand Ave. (1994 remodel)


Engineering Service Co.

Criterion Theatre 1313 3rd. St.  Santa Monica (1924)


Steven Erlich

Culver / Kirk Douglas Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City (2004 renovation)


Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena

York/Bob Baker Marionette Theatre 4949 York Blvd. (2019 remodel)


Thornton Fitzhugh, Frank G. Krucker and Harry C. Deckbar

Trinity Auditorium, 855 S. Grand Ave. (1914)
-- also see the listing for Harry C. Deckbar


Robert Francis Foss

Strand Theatre, 1035 S. Pacific Ave. San Pedro -- possibly (1921)

Barton Theatre, 221 N. Pacific Ave. San Pedro -- possibly (1924)


Foster + Partners

Tower Theatre, 802 S. Broadway (2018-2020 Apple store remodel)
-- Gruen Associates were the local associate architect


J.J. Frankenfelder

Plaza Theatre, 12788 Hawthorne Blvd. Hawthorne (1927)


Arthur Froelich

Paradise Theatre, 9110 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Westchester (1950)
-- with Theodore Rogvoy


FSY Architects

Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd.

Leimert / Vision Theatre, 2241 W. 43rd Pl. (renovations 2007-2021)


Gable and Wyant

Bellflower / Nubel Theatre, 16711 Bellflower Blvd. Bellflower (1929)
-- likely but unconfirmed


Frank Gehry

Disney Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave. (2003)

Redcat 631 W. 2nd St. (2003)


A. Dwight Gibbs

Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena (1925 - associate architect) 

Carthay Circle Theatre, 6316 San Vicente Blvd.  (1926) 
-- with A.B. Rosenthal

Masque/Vagabond Theatre, 2511 Wilshire Blvd. (1950 remodel from legit house) 

 
Hugh Gibbs 
 
Towne Theatre, 4425 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach (1946)
 
Santa Fe Theatre, 2170 Santa Fe Ave. Long Beach (1946)
 
Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach (1947 remodel)


Irving Gill

Laughlin Theatre, 347 Pine Ave. Long Beach (1915)


Mel C. Glatz & Associates

Mann Hastings Ranch 1-2-3, 679 N. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena (1975)
-- in a Boxoffice article Glatz is listed for "design concept" with Paul Pink, Marshall Levin & Associates of Indianapolis and Kraus Anderson, St. Paul, as architects and contractors.

Chinese Twin, 6915 Hollywood Blvd. (1979) 
 
 
Henry L. Gogerty  
 
Empire/Mission/Long Beach, 34 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach (1924 stage renovations)
 

Gogerty and Weyl

Hollywood Playhouse/Avalon, 1735 Vine St. (1927)

Henry L. Gogerty (1894-1990) and Carl Jules Weyl (1890-1948) also designed many other Hollywood buildings. Gogerty did many as solo projects after his partnership with Weyl was dissolved in 1928. See the Archiplanet listing for Henry Gogerty. You-Are-Here has photos of many  Gogerty and Weyl buildings. Sharon Knolle has photos of Gogerty's Plummer Park buildings on Flickr. Some projects include:

Mountain States Life Building/Yucca Vine Tower - 1928 - 6305 Yucca Ave.
Bernard Luggage 1638 Vine St. - 1928
Blaine Building - 1925 - 6601 Hollywood Blvd.
Fred Thompson Studios (Cat and Fiddle) - 1928 - 6530 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood News Cherokee Ave.
Owens Studio Building (Hollywood Toys) 6560 Hollywood Blvd. - 1926
Dance Studio / Capitol Records - 1930 - Yucca and Vine
Original Brown Derby Restaurant - Vine St.
Grand Central Air Terminal, Glendale - 1928- 1310 Air Way
Fiesta Hall & Great Hall -- Plummer Park, West Hollywood


Frank M. Goodwin

Symphony Theatre, 212 N. Tamarind Ave. Compton (1924) -- with Richard D. King


Kenneth A. Gordon of the firm J.H. Woodworth & Son

Warner's Egyptian / Uptown Theatre, 2316 E. Colorado Blvd.  Pasadena (1925)

Bard's / Glen Theatre, 1014 E. Colorado St. Glendale (1925)

Yosemite/Eagle Theatre, 4884 Eagle Rock Blvd. Eagle Rock (1929)


Alfred Grayson

Ramona/Studio Theatre, 2139 Sunset Blvd Echo Park (1914)


Henry George Greene

Century Plaza Theatres, 2040 Avenue of the Stars (1972)

Shubert Theatre, 2020 Avenue of the Stars (1972)


Elmer Grey

Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena (1925 - Dwight Gibbs was associate architect)


Peter Grueneisen / nonzero\architecture 

Hollywood Legion Theatre, 2035 N. Highland Ave. (2018 renovations)


Paul F. Hartman

Atwater Theatre, 3183 Glendale Blvd. Atwater Village (1940)

Vogue Theatre, 730 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1941)

Arthur W. Hawes
 
UCLAN / Crest Theatre, 1262 Westwood Blvd. (1940)  
 
 
Charles L. Haynes 
 
La Shell Theatre, 5384 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach (1933 repairs, renovations)
-- with engineer Francis H. Gentry


William Sterling Hebbard

Fox Figueroa, 4011 S. Figueroa St. (1925) 

 
Earl T. Heitschmidt
 
El Monte Theatre, 11006 Main St. El Monte (1939)


Hodgetts & Fung (Craig Hodgetts, Ming Fung)  Website: https://hplusf.com/

Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.  (1998 remodel)

ImaginAsian/Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main St. (2007)


Henry C. Hollwedel

Santa Monica Opera House/Mayfair Theatre 214 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica (1911)


B.G. Horton

Tower Theatre, 114 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (.c1929)
 

Myron Hunt

Ambassador Theatre, 3400 Wilshire Blvd. (1921)

Vine St./Ricardo Montalban, 1615 Vine St. (1926) -- with H.C. Chambers


Sumner P. Hunt and Silas R. Burns, Hunt and Burns

College Theatre, 449 S. Hill St. (1910)

Art Theatre, 103 W. Diamond St. Redondo Beach (1912)

Alhambra Theatre, 731 S. Hill St. (1913)

Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4400 Wilshire Blvd. (1927) 
 
 
Reginald F. Inwood 
 
Belmont Theatre, 4918 2nd St. Belmont Shore, Long Beach (1929)


Otto Janssen

Adolphus / Hippodrome Theatre, 320 S. Main St. (1913 remodel - adding balcony)


Clarence L. Jay

Washington / Cinema 21, 845 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena (1925) -- with Henry M. Patterson


Jerde Architectural Design

Arclight Cinemas, 395 Santa Monica Place Santa Monica  (2015)


Evan Jones

Egyptian / Maywood Theatre, 4417 E. Slauson Blvd. (1924)

Meralta Theatre, 10912 Downey Ave. Downey (1926)

Allen Theatre, South Gate
-- Jones was associate architect to George Burnett


Leonard L. Jones

Granada Theatre, 115 N. Market St. Inglewood (1924)

Mission / Monterey Theatre, 619 N. Garfield Ave. Monterey Park (1924)

 

Gordon Kaufmann

Earl Carroll Theatre, 6230 Sunset Blvd. (1938)

Palladium, 6215 Hollywood Blvd. (1942)


Arthur K. Kelly

Woman's Club of Hollywood / El Patio Theatre, 7080 Hollywood Blvd. (1914)


Raymond M. Kennedy  see Meyer & Holler 


Edward C. Kent

Redondo Pavilion, S. El Paseo at Emerald St. Redondo Beach (1907) 

 
C. W. Kern

Lankershim Theatre, 7532 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood (1947)


Paul Kerr

Lynwood Theatre, 11606 Long Beach Blvd. Lynwood (1934)  


Killefer Flammang Architects 

United Artists Theatre, 933 S. Broadway (2013-2014 Ace Hotel remodel)


Richard D. King

Hermosa Theatre, 1229 Hermosa Ave. Hermosa Beach (1923)

Symphony Theatre, 212 N. Tamarind Ave. Compton (1924) -- with Frank M. Goodwin

Ravenna Theatre, 233 N.Vermont Ave.  (1925)

Lomita Theatre, 24333 Narbonne Ave. Lomita (1925 renovations)

La Brea Theatre, 857 S. La Brea Ave. (1926)

Roosevelt/Parisian Theatre, 803 S. Vermont Ave. (1930 remodel)


George T. Kirkpatrick

Art Theatre, 21947 Ventura Blvd. Woodland Hills (1964)

Cinema Chatsworth, 10124 Mason Ave. Chatsworth (1966)


Robert J. Kitts

Palace Grand Theatre, 131 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1914)


Henry J. Knauer

Victory / Burbank Theatre, 207 S. San Fernando Blvd. (1919)


John Paul Kremple

Los Angeles/Orpheum/Lyceum Theatre, 227 S. Spring St. (1888)
  -- Maybe. It's usually attributed to F. J. Capitain and J. Lee Burton


Kremple & Erkes

Hollywood Theatre, 6764 Hollywood Blvd. (1913)


John E. Kunst

Teatro Hidalgo, 373 N. Main St. (1912)

Arrow/Linda Lea Theatre, 251 S. Main St. (1925)


Ezra F. Kysor 

Merced Theatre, 420 N. Main St. (1871)

Grand Opera House, 110 S. Main St. (1884)
-- with Octavius Morgan and James M. Wood
-- also see see Morgan listings for Kysor and Morgan


G. Albert Lansburgh

Palace Theatre, 630 S. Broadway (1911)
--  Robert Brown Young & Son were the associate architects

Hillstreet Theatre, 801 S. Hill St. (1922)

El Capitan Theatre, (1926)
-- theatre only -- building by Morgan, Walls and Clements

Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway (1926)

Shrine Auditorium, 665 W. Jefferson Blvd.  (1926)
-- auditorium only -- building by John C. Austin and Abraham M. Edelman

Warner Hollywood, 6433 Hollywood Blvd. (1928)

Wiltern Theatre, 3790 Wilshire Blvd. (1931)
-- theatre only -- building by Morgan, Walls and Clements


S. Charles Lee

Tower Theatre, 802 S. Broadway (1927)

Fox Wilshire/Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills (1930)

Los Angeles Theatre, 615 S. Broadway (1931)

Studio/Academy/Holly Theatre, 6523 Hollywood Blvd. (1931 + a 136 remodel)

Sunkist Theatre, 445 N. Garey Ave. Pomona (1931)

Fox Florence Theatre, 1536 E. Florence Ave. (1932)

Tower Theatre, 111 N. Long Beach Blvd. Compton (1935)

Vogue Theatre, 6675 Hollywood Blvd. (1935)

Arcade Theatre, 534 S. Broadway  (1935 remodel)

Alvarado Theatre, 710 S. Alvarado St. (1936 remodel)

Hollywood Theatre, 6764 Hollywood Blvd. (1936 remodel -- with Clifford Balch ?)

Bruin Theatre, 948 Broxton Ave. (1937)

Vogue Theatre, 712 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello (1937)

Vogue Theatre, 9325 Long Beach Blvd. South Gate (1937)

Follies Theatre, 337 S. Main St. (c.1937 renovations)

Alpha Theatre, 4065 Gage Ave. Bell (1938 renovations)

Gentry Theatre, 6525 S. Compton Blvd (1938)

Tujunga / Canyon Theatre, 6721 Foothill Blvd. Tujunga (1938)

La Reina Theatre, 14626 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks (1938)

Rosemead Theatre, 1629 E. Valley Blvd. / 9021 Valley Blvd. Rosemead (1938)

Valley / Guild Theatre, 5161 Lamkershim Blvd. North Hollywood (1938)

Cinema Theatre, 1122 N. Western Ave. (1939) 

Tumbleweed Theatre, 11918 Garvey Ave. El Monte (1939)

Academy Theatre, 3141 West Manchester Blvd. Inglewood (1939)

Temple Theatre, 9015 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City (1940)

Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1940 renovations)

Admiral/Vine Theatre, 6321 Hollywood Blvd. (1940)

Bundy Theatre, 3414 Pico, Santa Monica (1941)

California Theatre, 341 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1941 renovations)

Vern Theatre, 2811 E. Olympic (1941)

Crenshaw Theatre, 3020 Crenshaw Blvd. (1942) 
 
Lakewood Theatre, 4501 E. Carson St. Long Beach (1945)

Arden Theatre, 11709 Long Beach Blvd. Lynwood (1946)

Star Theatre, 145 N. 1st St. La Puente (1947)

Whittier Theatre, 11612 Whittier Blvd. Whittier (1947 renovations)
  
Reseda Theatre, 18443 Sherman Way, Reseda (1948)

Picwood Theatre, 10872 W. Pico (1948)

Fox Theatre, 115 N. Market St., Inglewood (1949) -- with Carl G. Moeller

Bay Theatre, Pacific Palisades (1949)

La Tijera Theatre, 6820 La Tijera Blvd. Westchester, (1949)

Garmar Theatre, 2325 W. Whittier Blvd. Montebello (1950)

Iris / Fox Theatre, 6508 Hollywood Blvd. (1955 remodel)


Richard R. F. Lehman

York/Bob Barker Marionette Theatre 4949 York Blvd. (1923)


Gilbert L. Leong

Sing Lee / King Hing Theatre, 749 N. Spring St. Chinatown (1962)

 
Brenda Levin & Associates

Wiltern Theatre, 3790 Wilshire Blvd. (1985 renovations)


Marshall Levin & Associates

Mann Hastings Ranch 1-2-3, 679 N. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena (1975)
-- in a Boxoffice article Glatz is listed for "design concept" with Paul Pink, Marshall Levin & Associates of Indianapolis and Kraus Anderson, St. Paul, as architects and contractors.


Harold Levitt

National Theatre, 10925 Lindbrook Dr., Westwood (1970)


Percy Parke Lewis

Fox Westwood / Regency Village Theatre, 961 Broxton Ave. (1931)


Arthur G. Lindley and Charles R. Selkirk 

Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1925)

California Theatre, 6528 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park (1925)

Masonic Temple / Temple Theatre, 234 S. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1929) 

 
Harvey H. Lochridge

State Theatre, 104 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1919)  
-- with Kirkland Cutter


Eugène Lourié

Esquire Theatre, 2670 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (1964)


George E. Lubin

Olympus / Joy Theatre, 2014 E. 1st St. Boyle Heights


Michael Maltzen

Billy Wilder Theatre 10899 Wilshire Blvd. (2006)


Benjamin Marshall of Marshall & Wilson

Mason Opera House, 127 S. Broadway (1903)
   -- John Parkinson was associate architect


Albert C. Martin

Wonderland/Jade Theatre, 315 S. Main St. (1910)

Liberty Theatre, 266 S. Main St. (1910)

La Salle / Adams Theatre, 1898 W. Blvd. (1914)

Million Dollar Theatre, 3rd and Broadway (1918, building)
-- theatre design by William Lee Woollett

Town/Pussycat Theatre, 444. S. Hill St. (1920)

Boulevard Theatre, 1615 W. Washington Blvd. (1925)


Charles O. Matcham

Olympic Theatre, 313 W. 8th St. (1942 remodel)


Mayberry and Parker, Edward Leodore Mayberry Jr. and Llewellyn Adelbert Parker

Adolphus / Hippodrome Theatre  320 S. Main St. (1911)

Playhouse Theatre / Teragram Ballroom, 1234 W. 7th St. (c.1913)


Edward Leodore Mayberry Jr. 

El Segundo/Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St. El Segundo (1921) 


Richard F. McCann

Fox Wilshire/Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills (c.1981 renovations)

Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena (1986 renovations)

Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale (1993 renovations)

El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd. (2000 renovations)


Lawrence McConville

Princess Theatre, 6107 S. Main St. (1924)

Broadway Theatre, 428 S. Broadway (1925)


W. J. McCormack

Granada Theatre, 632 N. Avalon Blvd. Wilmington (1926)


A. H. McCulloh

Lyric Theatre, 7208 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park (1922) 

 
J. Harold McDowell
 
Municipal Auditorium, 270 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1932)
-- William Horace Austin, associated architect


Elimar E.B. Meinardus  

Meltose Theatre, 4315 Melrose Ave. 1924)


Frank Meline

Iris / Fox Theatre, 6508 Hollywood Blvd. (1918)

Woodley / Mission Theatre, 838 S. Broadway (1920 renovations)

Red Mill / Boulevard Theatre 4549 Whittier Blvd. East Los Angeles (1922)
 
 
Merrill & Wilson

Palace Theatre, 30 Pine Ave. Long Beach (1929 renovations)


Mesbur + Smith

Fairfax Theatre, 7907 Beverly Blvd. (80s remodel)

Gordon/Showcase Theatre, 614 N. La Brea Ave. (1985 remodel)


Meyer and Holler

Owl/Granada Theatre, 1044 W. Temple St. (1913)

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Miller's Theatre, 842 S. Main St. (1916 expansion - Milwaukee Building Co.)

Granada/Oriental Theatre, 7425 Sunset Blvd. (1921)

Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.  (1922)

Hunley's / Century Theatre, 5115 Hollywood Blvd. (1922)

Fox Cabrillo, 115 W. 7th St. San Pedro (1923)

California / United Artists Theatre, 287 S. Thomas / 235 W. 3rd. St. Pomona (1923)

Mason Theatre, 127 S. Broadway (1924 renovations)

West Coast Theatre, 333 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1925)

Fox Fullerton
, 510 N. Harbor Blvd Fullerton (1925)

Grauman's Chinese, 6925 Hollywood Blvd. (1927)

The firm was founded in 1906 as the Milwaukee Building Co. The Pacific Coast Architecture Database has a page for Meyer & Holler with a list of some of their projects. Their principal architect was Raymond M. Kennedy.


Marcus P. Miller

Midway Theatre 3138 W. Pico Blvd. (1939)


Milwaukee Building Co. see Meyer & Holler


Carl G. Moeller

Hawaii Theatre, 5941 Hollywood Blvd. (1940) -- with Clarence Smale

Loyola Theatre, 8610 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Westchester (1946) -- with Clarence Smale 
 
Crest Theatre, 4275 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach (1947) -- with Kaiser engineers

Culver Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City (1947) -- with Albert R. Walker

Fox Inglewood, 115 N. Market St., Inglewood (1949) -- with S. Charles Lee

Fox Venice, 680 Lincoln Blvd.  (1951) -- with ?

Academy Theatre, 1003 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1957 renovations)


Octavius Morgan and Ezra F. Kysor

Grand Opera House, 110 S. Main St. (1884)
-- also with James M. Wood

Morgan, born in 1850, started working for Kysor in 1874 and became a partner in 1876. Kysor retired in 1887 and Morgan took on John Walls as his new partner.


Morgan and Walls

Le Sage / Bumiller Building, 430-434 S. Broadway (1906)
 -- housed the Wonderland/Eden Musee in 1908

Pantages / Arcade Theatre, 534 S. Broadway (building and theatre, 1910)


Morgan, Walls & Morgan

Morosco / Globe Theatre, 744 S. Broadway (1913)
-- they only did the building -- the theatre was designed by Alfred Rosenheim

Little / Musart Theatre, 1320 S. Figueroa St. (1913)

The second Morgan in the firm's name was Octavius W., son of the senior Octavius. With the addition of Stiles O. Clements following the death of the senior Octavius Morgan, the firm became Morgan, Walls and Clements.


Morgan, Walls and Clements

El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd. (1926)
-- building only, theatre by G. Albert Lansburgh

Belasco Theatre, 1050 S. Hill St. (1926)

Music Box Theatre, 6126 Hollywood Blvd. (1926)

Masque/Vagabond/Hayworth,  2511 Wilshire Blvd. (1926)

Mayan Theatre, 1038 S. Hill St. (1927)

Wiltern Theatre, 3790 Wilshire Blvd. (1931)
-- building only, theatre by G. Albert Lansburgh

Leimert / Vision Theatre, 2241 W. 43rd Pl. (1931)


Raphael A. Nicolais 

Ebell Theatre, 1100 E. 3rd St. Long Beach (1925) 
-- C.T. McGrew and Sons are on a rendering as "designers"
-- some accounts credit the building to Clark Philip

Clinton Theatre, 526 N. Western Ave. (1938)


Werner Ernest Noffke

Lynwood Theatre, 11179 Long Beach Blvd. Lynwood (1925)
-- possibly: he had designed a theatre for a nearby site in 1924


John A. Norback

Norwalk Theatre, 12039 Firestone Blvd. Norwalk (1954 renovations)


Norstrom & Anderson

News-View/Ritz Theatre, 6656 Hollywood Blvd. (1940)


George T. Nowark

Doheny Plaza / Writers Guild Theater 135 S. Doheny Dr. Beverly Hills (1970)


Omgivning

Globe Theatre, 744 S. Broadway (2013-2015 renovations)

Garland Building, 740 S. Broadway (2018 renovations)


Orlopp & Orlopp

Park Theatre, 1375 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena (c.1929)


John Parkinson

Mason Opera House, 127 S. Broadway (1903)
-- He was associate architect. Chicago-based Benjamin Marshall of Marshall & Wilson was the lead architect.

Casino / Capitol Theatre, 127 S. El Paseo Redondo Beach (1907)
-- Well, at least it's been attributed to Parkinson by one researcher

Bijou Theatre, 7059 Hollywood Blvd.
 -- The building is a 1928 design by Parkinson & Parkinson. The theatre didn't come along until 1971 or so.


Henry M. Patterson

Washington / Cinema 21 845 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena (1925) -- with Clarence L. Jay


Payne -- also see Starrett & Payne


J.T. Payne

Cameo Theatre, 4907 Huntington Dr. N. El Sereno (1924)


Woodbury C. Pennell

Alvarado Theatre, 710 S. Alvarado St. (1914) 
-- with John C. Austin
 
Strand Theatre, 4409 S. Moneta Ave. (renamed S. Broadway) 1921  
 
Fairfax Theatre, 7907 Beverly Blvd. (1930)



William L. Pereira

Pan Pacific Theatre, 7554 Beverly Blvd. (1942)
 -- The rest of the "Pan Pacific Village" was by Wurdeman and Becket.

El Capitan Theatre, 6338 Hollywood Blvd (1942 remodel) - with his brother Hal Pereira

Panorama Theatre, 9110 Van Nuys Blvd. Panorama City (1949)

Encino Theatre, 16342 Ventura Blvd. Encino (1949)

Bing Theatre @ LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. (1965)

Wikipedia has a list of other buildings designed by William Pereira. 


Hal Pereira

El Capitan Theatre, 6338 Hollywood Blvd (1942 remodel) - with William Pereira


Perkowitz + Ruth

Regal Edwards Long Beach 26, 7501 E. Carson St.. Long Beach (1999) 

Pacific Glendale 18, 322 Americana Way Glendale (2008) 
 

John Paxton Perrine

Lincoln Theatre, 2300 S. Central Ave. (1927)

Fox Redondo, 103 W. Diamond St., Redondo Beach. (1929)  
 
 
Clark Philip  
 
Ebell Theatre, 1100 E. 3rd St. Long Beach (1924) 
-- some accounts credit Raphael A. Nicholais as architect and C.T. McGrew and Sons as "designers"


Renzo Piano

Geffen Theatre / Academy Museum, 6067 Wilshire Blvd.


Roland D. Pierson

Rolling Hills Theatre, 2535 Pacific Coast Highway Torrance (1963)

Pasadena Hastings Theatre, 355 N. Rosemead Blvd. Pasdena (1968)

Montclair Theatre, Montclair

Edwards Huntington, Huntington Beach

Azusa Drive-In.


Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket

Pan Pacific Auditoriun, 7600 Beverly Blvd. (1935)

Pan Pacific Theatre, 7554 Beverly Blvd. (1942) -- the theatre was by William L. Pereira.  Wurdeman and Beckett did the rest of the complex that included a bowling alley, ice rink and cafe.

The firm with partners Charles F. Plummer, Walter Charles Wurdeman and Welton David Becket became Wurdeman and Becket following Plummer's death in 1939. The Pacific Coast Architecture Database has an entry for the firm.


Alfred F. Priest

Glendale Theatre 122 S. Brand Blvd. (1920)

Tuesday Afternoon / Villa Glen Theatre, 404 N. Central Ave. Glendale (1923)
 

B. Marcus Priteca

Pantages /Warner Theatre, 7th & Hill (1920)

Warner Bros. Pasadena, Colorado and Euclid Pasadena (1920s, unbuilt) 

Pantages Pasadena, Colorado and Hudson Pasadena (1927, unbuilt) 

Pantages Theatre, 6233 Hollywood Blvd. (1930)

Warner Beverly Hills, 9404 Wilshire Blvd. (1931)
 
Warner Huntington Park, 6714 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park (1930)

Warner San Pedro / Warner Grand, 478 W. 6th St. San Pedro (1931) 

Fine Arts Theatre, 8556 Wilshire Blvd.  Beverly Hills (1937)


Frank Rasche

Loma/Paramount Theatre, 5528 Santa Monica Blvd. (1921)

Marquis Theatre, 9038 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood (1925)


Reid Brothers

Douglas Building, 3rd & Spring (1898)

Merritt Building, 8th & Broadway (1915)

Loew's State Theatre, 703 S. Broadway (1921) -- with Weeks and Day


William Riseman & Associates

GCC Sherman Oaks Cinema I-II, 4500 Van Nuys Blvd. Sherman Oaks (1976)


Rockwell Group

Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. (2001)


Theodore Rogvoy

Paradise Theatre, 9110 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Westchester (1950)
-- associate to Arthur Froelich


Alfred F. Rosenheim

Majestic Theatre, 600 block of Broadway (1904-1905, unbuilt)
-- see stories and drawings on the bottom of the page for the Majestic, 845 S. Broadway

Arrow Theatre, 5th floor, Hamburger's Dept. Store, 8th & Broadway (1908)  

La Petite Theatre, 3015 Ocean Front Promenade Ocean Park (1909)  

Cameo Theatre, 528 S. Broadway (1910)

Starland Theatre, Fraser Pier Ocean Park (1911)

Morosco / Globe Theatre, 744 S. Broadway (1913)
-- the office building was by Morgan, Walls & Morgan  
 
 
Roth & Parke
 
Clune's / Fox Pasadena, 61 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1911)


Alex B. Rosenthal

New Hollywood Theatre, 6300 block of Hollywood Blvd. (c.1918, unbuilt)

California Theatre, 810 S. Main St. (1918) 
 
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara (1924)
 
Carthay Circle Theatre, 6316 San Vicente Blvd. (1926)
-- with A. Dwight Gibbs


George Vernon Russell

Imperial Theatre, 3180 W. Imperial Highway Inglewood (1949)
-- with Eduardo J. Samaniego


Eduardo J. Samaniego

Imperial Theatre, 3180 W. Imperial Highway Inglewood (1949)
-- with George Vernon Russell


Schilling and Schilling

Downey / Avenue Theatre, 11022 Downey Ave. Downey (1925) 
 
Brayton Theatre, 2157 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach (1925, 1933 repairs, remodel)
 
Lee / Art Theatre, 2025 E. 4th St. Long Beach (1933 repairs, remodel)



Schultze and Weaver

Biltmore Theatre, 520 W. 5th St. (1924)


Allan E. Sedgwick

Torrance Theatre, 1403 Sartori Ave. Torrance (1920)
 
 
Seibert & Hedden
 
Ramona / Ritz Theatre, 681 Redondo avde. Long Beach (1924)
-- with Frank Wynkoop


Charles R. Selkirk  -- see listings under Lindley and Selkirk


Clarence J. Smale

South Gate / Allen Theatre, 3809 Tweedy Blvd. South Gate (1936 renovations)

Congress Theatre, 7506 S. Vermont Ave. (1939)

Hawaii Theatre, 5941 Hollywood Blvd. (1940) -- with Carl Moeller

Loyola Theatre, 8610 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (1946) -- with Carl Moeller

Rio Theatre, 11239 S. Western Ave. (1948)

Colorado Theatre, 2588 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1949)

Cornell Theatre, 1212 N. San Fernando Blvd. Burbank (1949)

Meralta Theatre, 10912 Downey Ave. Downey (renovations 1949 and 1961)

Southside Theatre, 11243 S. Vermont Ave. (1949)


David D. Smith

California/Venice Theatre, 1508 Ocean Front Walk Venice


Lewellyn J. Smith

Rampart Theatre, 2625 W. Temple St. (1924)


Lewis A. Smith

Victoria Theatre, 115 W. 6th St. San Pedro (1919)

Tivoli / Bill Robinson Theatre, 4219/4319 S. Central Ave. (1921)

Western Avenue Wonder Theatre / Rivoli, 4521 S. Western Ave. (1921)

Wilshire / Embassy Theatre, 331 S. Western Ave. (1921) 

Circle / Century Theatre, 6013 S. Broadway (1922)  

Bard's Hollywood / Vista Theatre, 4473 Sunset Dr. (1923) 

Bard's Garfield Theatre, 9 E. Valley Blvd. Alhambra (1924)

Bard's Colorado / Academy Theatre, 1003 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1925) 

Bard's West Adams, 4409 W. Adams Blvd. West Adams (1925)

Beverly Theatre, 206 N. Beverly Dr. Beverly Hills (1925)  

Brooklyn Theatre, 2524 Brooklyn / E. Cesar Chavez Ave. (1925)  

Carmel/Paris Theatre, 8163 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood (1925) 

Rialto Theatre, 1023 Fair Oaks Ave. South Pasadena (1925)

Highland Theatre, 5604 N. Figueroa Highland Park (1925)

Uptown Theatre, 1008 S. Western (1925)

Imperial Theatre, 319 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1925)

Balboa Theatre, 8713 S. Vermont Ave. (1926)

Mesa Theatre, 5807 Crenshaw Blvd. Angeles Mesa (1926)

San Carlos Theatre, 2917 N. Main St. Lincoln Heights (1926)

El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood (1926)

Belmont Theatre, 126 S. Vermont  Ave. (1926)

Ritz Theatre, 5214 Wilshire Blvd. (1926)

Manchester Theatre, 322 W. Manchester Ave. (1926)

Olympic Theatre, 313 W. 8th St. (1927)

-- also see the Pacific Coast Architecture Database listing for L.A. Smith

-- see the Cinema Treasures list of theatres Smith designed


Sonke Englehard Sonnichsen

Campus Theatre, 1020 N. Vermont Ave. (1939)

-- see the Pacific Coast Architecture Database listing for Sonnichsen

-- he worked with Priteca -- PCAD: Priteca and Sonnichsen


Sumner M. Spaulding, Webber & Spaulding

New Strand/ Riviera Theatre, Catalina (1925) -- possibly by Webber & Spaulding

Avalon Theatre, Catalina (1929) - with Walter I. Webber


Floyd E. Stanbery

Fox Pomona, W. 3rd St. & Garey Ave. Pomona (1931) 
-- with Clifford A. Balch

Red Mill / Boulevard Theatre, 4549 Whittier Blvd. East Los Angeles (c.1937 renovations)
 -- with Clifford A. Balch 

Rivoli Theatre, 525 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach (1936)

-- see the listing for Stanbery on the Pacific Coast Architecture Database


Stanton, Reed & Hibbard

Beaux Arts Theatre, 1709 W. 8th St. (1927)

Hotel Figueroa (1928)


Maxwell Starkman Associates

Galaxy 6, 7021 Hollywood Blvd. (1991)


Starrett & Payne

Wabash Theatre, 3014 Wabash Ave. (1925)
 
 
J.D. Sterer 
 
Scott's / Victor Theatre, 207 E. Seaside Way Long Beach (1924)


Frank L. Stiff

Union Theatre / Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 24th St. (1911)

Arlington / Maynard Theatre, 2488 W. Washington Blvd. (1913)

Victoria Theatre, 2570 W. Pico Blvd. (1913)

St. Andrews / Deluxe Theatre, 1873 W. Jefferson Blvd. (1914)


Train and Williams

Hyman/Garrick Theatre, 802 S. Broadway (1910)

Tally's Broadway, 833 S. Broadway (1910)

Woodley/Mission Theatre, 838 S. Broadway (1913)

Strand Theatre, 340 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1914)

Lux Theatre, 827 W. 3rd St. (c.1914)


Paul V. Tuttle

Majestic Theatre, 115 W. Broadway Glendale (1912)


Frank M. Tyler

Columbia / Arlin Theatre, 2117 W. Jefferson Blvd. (1911)


Daniel L. Uesugi

UA Marketplace, 64 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1986)


Arthur Lawrence Valk

Globe/Florence Mills Theatre, 3511 S. Central Ave. (1912)

Gore's/Georgia Theatre, 1992 W. 9th St. (1913)

Globe Theatre, 204 W. 6th St. San Pedro (1913)

Garrick Theatre, 802 S. Broadway (1913 remodel)

Sunbeam Theatre, 5722 N. Figueroa St. Highland Park (1914)


Wilfred P. Verity

Elite/Music Hall Theatre, 9036 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills (1936)


Albert R. Walker

Culver Theatre, 9820 Washington Blvd. Culver City (1947) -- with Carl G. Moeller


Walker and Eisen  

 --- also see earlier listings for Eisen & Eisen

Scenic/Roxy Theatre, 217 E. Philadelphia / 13112 Philadelphia St. Pomona (1920) 

Empire/Mission/Long Beach, 34 American Ave. / Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach (1920)

Temple/El Rey Theatre
,335 W. Main St. Alhambra (1921)

Roosevelt/Parisian Theatre, 803 S. Vermont (1922)

Rialto/Valley Theatre, 326 W. Main St. / 10818 Main St. El Monte (1923)

United Artists Theatre (1927) -- with C. Howard Crane

Four Star Theatre, 5112 Wilshire Blvd. (c.1931) -- with Clifford Balch

United Artists, 217 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach (1932) -- with Clifford Balch

United Artists, 148 N. Market St. Inglewood (1931) -- with Clifford Balch

United Artists, 5136 Whittier Blvd. East Los Angeles (c.1931) -- with Clifford Balch

United Artists, 606 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena (1931) -- with Clifford Balch

Platt Electric Building, 834 S. Broadway (1927)  

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Walter I. Webber, Webber & Spaulding

New Strand/Riviera Theatre, Catalina (1925) -- possibly by Webber & Spaulding

Avalon Theatre, Catalina (1929) - with Sumner M. Spaulding


Weeks and Day

Loew's State Theatre, 703 S. Broadway (1921) -- with Reid Brothers


John Weidman

Granada Theatre, 9000 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood (1967)  
 
 
George Weir

Alhambra Theatre, 702 W. Main St. Alhambra (1924)


Weston and Weston 

Hollywood Legion Theatre, 2035 N. Highland Ave. (1929)


Harry Haden Whiteley

El Teatro/Downey Theatre, Crawford St./11126 Downey Ave. Downey (1920)


Charles Whittlesey, Otto H. Neher, E. R. Harris

Philharmonic Auditorium, 427 W. 5th St. at Olive (1906)

Forrester Building, 642 S. Broadway (1907)
 -- retail space converted into the Palace of Pictures by Costerisan and Kavanaugh (1914)


Paul Williams

Mayfair Theatre, 8734 S. Broadway (1944 renovations)


Lewis Eugene Wilson

Baldwin Theatre, 3741 S. La Brea Ave. Baldwin Hills (1949)

 

Wilson, Merrill & Wilson

Lyric/Crest Theatre, 205 E. White Oak Ave. / 205 E. Foothill Blvd. (1925) 

 

Kenneth Wing

Plaza Theatre, 6337 E. Spring St. Long Beach (1966)


James M. Wood

Grand Opera House, 110 S. Main St. (1884)
--with Ezra Kysor and Octavius Morgan

Burbank Theatre, 548 S. Main St.  (1893)
-- project finished by Robert Brown Young


William Lee Woollett

Million Dollar Theatre, 3rd & Broadway (1918, theatre only)
-- building by A.C. Martin

Rialto Theatre, 812 S. Broadway (remodel, 1919)

Metropolitan Theatre, 6th & Hill (1923, theatre only)
-- building by Edwin Bergstrom

Hoyt's/Strand Theatre, 237 on the Pike, Long Beach (1919, unconfirmed)

Pacific Coast Architecture Database: William Lee Woollett


P.M. Woolpert

Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave. Santa Monica (1939) 
 
 
Frank Wynkoop

Ramona / Ritz Theatre, 681 Redondo Ave. Long Beach (1924)
-- with Seibert & Hedden


Wurdeman and Becket
-- see the listings for Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket and Welton Becket


Robert Brown Young & Son

Rosslyn Hotel Building, 431 S. Main St. (c.1890)
-- the building housed the Rosslyn Theatre after about 1925

Burbank Theatre, 548 S. Main St.(1993)
-- finished the project started by James M. Wood

Empire Theatre, 128 E. 3rd St. (1905)

Novelty/Gayety Theatre, 523 S. Main St. (1905)

Blackstone Building, 320 S. Broadway (1906)
-- the building housed the Cozy Theatre starting c.1927

Palace Theatre, 630 S. Broadway (1911)
-- the firm functioned as the local associate architects to G. Albert Lansburgh and may have designed the commercial spaces


Julian T. Zeller

Dreamland Theatre, 3021 S. Main St. (1912)

Maybell /Alpha Theatre, 4065 Gage Ave. Bell (1922)

Crystal Theatre, 2806 Whittier Blvd. (1923)

Alcazar Theatre, 4426 Gage Ave. Bell (1925)



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