Saturday, June 07, 2008

The Lost Theatres of Los Angeles

I like neon and in walking along Broadway in Los Angeles there is a feast of it adorning the front of the many old theatres that formed the core of LA's theatre district from approximately 1910 - 1940.

LA city government has announced a $30mm restoration project for this area. It would be great if they could recreate the glamor and excitement that pervaded this area in the 20s and 30s.

Each picture has some description sourced from a variety of sources including the theatre's websites and expert sites such as and

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