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Roxie Theater


2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection
518 S Broadway
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles) CA 90013

Closed
Record #10462  
 Opened: November 25, 1931
 Closed: 1989
 Current Use: Retail
 Demolished:
Capacity: 1335 seats
Architect(s): John M Cooper
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Metropolitan Theatres

The Roxie was built on the site of the former Quinn's Superba Theatre in 1932, and was the last theater constructed on Broadway before the principal theatre district moved to Hollywood. The Roxie was equiped for stage performances and had a pipe organ, but had a long, narrow auditorium intended for motion pictures.

The maroon-and-grey ticket booth was removed when the foyer and lobby were converted to retail use.

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2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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Last featured 8/19/2003. Last edited 1/7/2012.

 
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