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Warrens Theatre

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
401 W Seventh St
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles) CA

Record #16014  
 Opened: August 16, 1920
 Closed: 1975
 Current Use: Retail
Capacity: 2500 seats
Architect(s): B Marcus Priteca
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Pantages, Warner Bros Downtown
 Previously operated by: Blumenfeld Theatres, Warner Bros Theatres, Stanley Warner Theatres, Metropolitan Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by David Thompson.

The Warner Brothers Downtown Theater opened on August 17, 1920, as the Pantages Theater.

The Warner Brothers Downtown Theater had its grand (re)opening featuring the western premiere of Gold Diggers of Broadway in 1929. The theater spent its last movie showing days known as the "Warrens Theater" run by the Metropolitan chain.

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May 2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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August 2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 8/19/2003. Last edited 1/15/2023.

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