| map |
Opening: This theatre opened as the United Artists Cinema Center in 1972. It's a building that previously had been an auto showroom on the northwest corner of Wellworth and Westwood Blvd. The Crest Theatre is just up the street.
It was later known as the UA Coronet and, finally the UA Westwood. It opened as a 4-plex but in its final years was only 3 as the two smallest auditoria were combined to make a larger one.
UA also operated another house as the UA Westwood prior to losing the lease to Cineplex Odeon. That theatre, north of Wilshire, ended up as the Mann Festival.
Seating: When it was a triplex the capacity was 500, 500 and 200.
Status: It closed in 2001 and got remodeled into a CVS pharmacy.
A tiny 1998 photo of the UA Westwood by Don Ceppi from the Silver Screens page on Los Angeles Theatres.
Another photo from the Silver Screens page.
Another tiny shot, this one from the Roadside Peek page on Westwood Theatres.
More information: There's a history of the UA Westwood on Cinema Treasures.
| back to top | Westside theatres | Hollywood | Westwood and Brentwood | Santa Monica and Venice | Westside theatres: alphabetical list | Westside theatres: by street address | Los Angeles theatres - the main alphabetical list | theatre history resources | film and theatre tech resources | welcome and site navigation guide |