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Pantages: balcony lobby and lounge areas


A 1930 Mott Studios view looking back into the main lobby from the mezzanine lounge area house right. It's one of seventeen photos in the California State Library photo set #001387249.



A 1930 Mott Studios house right mezzanine lounge photo in the California State Library photo set #001387246. We're up one flight of stairs from the main lobby. There's a similar space on the opposite end of the lobby. Stairs up to the second landing are out of the frame to the left.



Another Mott Studios mezzanine lounge view in the California State Library photo set #001387246.  See the set for several more similar photos.



A mezzanine lounge furniture detail. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250.



More mezzanine lounge furniture. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250.



The view down from the second landing house right. Down at the mezzanine level below, the stairs to the main lobby are off to the right. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387246.



The balcony promenade as viewed from house right.  Down the promenade there are vistas out to the main lobby through openings on the left. The 1930 Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387246.



The men's smoking lounge at the house right end of the balcony promenade. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250.  The photo also appears in the Los Angeles Public Library collection.



Another men's lounge view. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250. It's also in the Los Angeles Public Library collection.



A men's lounge detail. It's a Mott Studios photo in the California State Library photo set #001387214



A bit of furniture along the balcony promenade. It's a 1930 photo in the collection of the Los Angeles Public Library.  The Mott Studios photo also appears in the California State Library photo set #001387246.



A 1930 Mott Studios view looking up from the second landing house left toward the balcony promenade. It's in the California State Library's photo set #001387249.



A peek into the balcony ladies lounge at the first landing up to the balcony on the house left side. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250. The Los Angeles Public Library also has a copy of the photo.



A wider view beyond the curtains into the ladies lounge. The 1930 Mott Studios photo is in the California State library photo set #001387247.



Another balcony ladies lounge view. The 1930 Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250.  The photo also appears in the Los Angeles Public Library collection.



The balcony level ladies cosmetics room.   The photo is in the Los Angeles Public Library collection.  The 1930 Mott Studios photo is also in the California State Library photo set #001387214



A furniture detail in the balcony ladies cosmetics room. The Mott Studios photo is in the California State Library photo set #001387250.



The stairs to the balcony promenade. It's a photo from the website of the firm Litemakers. They were the supplier of some of the fixtures for 2000 renovation project at the theatre. Here they're showing off  their lights concealed under the railing. See the company's replication page for more of their work.



A balcony promenade ceiling fixture detail by Albert Domasin on Flickr



Thanks to Albert Domasin for this fixture detail from one of the mezzanine loungees. It's on Flickr. Check out all 53 photos in his 2010 LAHTF Pantages Tour set.

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