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Ye Liberty Playhouse

1424-32 Broadway
Oakland CA

Record #24354  
 Opened: March 14, 1904
 Closed: 1960
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1548 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Hippodrome, MacArthur, Century, Central
 Previously operated by: Golden State Theatres, United California Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Jack Tillmany.

Ye Liberty Playhouse: 1214 Broadway (old system); 1432 Broadway (new system); opened on 14 March 1904.

The "Ye" was always part of the name; became Hippodrome 1917; Ye Liberty again 1918; MacArthur 1921; Century 1922; Central 4 November 1933; closed March 1960; torn down.

The lobby building still stands and is now home to a Foot Locker.

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Last featured 12/4/2003. Last edited 1/23/2022.

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