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Woodlawn Theatre

2003 Photo from the Bob Meza collection
1920 Fredericksburg Rd
San Antonio TX 78201
(210) 267-8388

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Record #8974  
 Opened: 1946
Architect(s): John Eberson
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Santikos Theatres, Pussycat Theatres, Movie One Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Dave Sadler.

Santikos was acquiring theatres in the area that were being closed by other circuits. The Woodlawn Theatre was one of first suburban theatres that was built just after WWII just north of the downtown area. When Santikos took it over in March of 1975, it had been closed for over a year. It took quite a bit of cleaning and painting and repairing to put it back in shape. About six months later, the Woodlawn was converted to a two screen by converting the balcony to a second theatre.

The balcony theatre opened officially on October 15, 1975.

For a time in the late 1970's the theatre was operated by Movie One Theatres at the same time that it showed X-Rated films as part of the Pussycat chain of adult theatres.

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October 2016 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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September 2002 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 3/8/2005. Last edited 11/13/2014.

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