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El Camino Theatre

Photo from the William French Jr collection
906 Fourth St
San Rafael CA

Record #25619  
 Opened: December 28, 1928
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Office Space
Capacity: 1300 seats
Architect(s): Reid Brothers
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Blumenfeld Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by William French Jr.

The El Camino could seat 1300 and had an organ. This theatre was converted in the 1950s into a J.C. Penny's but the ceiling and the proscenium survived until the early 2000s, when it was gutted and turned into offices. When it was converted to Penny's, the lobby and tower were demolished. The building sat empty for many years and has been converted into offices, as of 2005.

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2003 photos from the William French Jr collection.

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Looking east 2003

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Looking north at Loo...

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Photos from the William French Jr collection.

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Looking west c. 1930

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Looking west c. 1950

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Looking east c. 1950

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Looking east c. 1930

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Interior c. 1980

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Last featured 7/10/2005. Last edited 8/19/2011.

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