San Diego Insider story documenting the historic 1927 California Theater. Unfortunately the grand old movie palace on 4th Avenue is abandoned and threatened with demolition. Interior photos provided by Heritage Architecture & Planning.
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Uptown Theatre (Chicago) - Wikipedia
Uptown Theatre (also known as Balaban and Katz Uptown Theatre) is a massive, ornate movie palace located in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.Designed by Rapp and Rapp and built by Paschen Bros. contractors, it one of the many movie palaces built by the Balaban & Katz theatre chain run by A. J. Balaban, his brother Barney Balaban and ...
Vista Theatre in Los Angeles, CA - Cinema Treasures
Bard's Hollywood Theatre opened on October 16, 1923 with Baby Peggy in "Tips" plus vaudeville acts on stage. The seating capacity at opening was fo...
Silent Screens: The Decline and Transformation of the ...
Silent Screens: The Decline and Transformation of the American Movie Theater (Creating the North American Landscape) [Michael Putnam, Robert Sklar] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The single-screen movie theaters that punctuated small-town America's main streets and city neighborhoods since the 1920s are all but gone.
Shadowlands Haunted Places Index - California
a nationwide index of haunted places, brief descriptions of ghostly places
30 Eerie Abandoned Places From Around The World. #5 ... - EMGN
Breathtaking photos from old and abandoned places from all around the world. These places need to be revived and given new life!
Home - Buck Owens Crystal Palace
Welcome to Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace located in beautiful Bakersfield, California. We’re still working on the site including our new on-line store,
Air Conditioning Goes to the Movies, 1925
The world without air conditioning was radically different from the one we experience today. For example, before air conditioning, the summer heat transformed Washington, DC into a virtual ghost town as politicians abandoned the nation's capital to escape its oppressive temperatures and humidity.
Abandoned buildings from around the world - INSIDER
From ancient ruins to mental hospitals that have been left to rot, these are the 50 creepiest, most intriguing abandoned places around the world.
University of California Press on JSTOR
Founded in 1893, University of California Press, Journals and Digital Publishing Division, disseminates scholarship of enduring value. One of the largest, most distinguished, and innovative of the university presses today, its collection of print and online journals spans topics in the humanities and social sciences, with concentrations in ...
Cinema Treasures: A New Look at Classic Movie Theaters ...
Cinema Treasures: A New Look at Classic Movie Theaters [Ross Melnick] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. More than 100 years after the first movie delighted audiences, movie theaters remain the last great community centers and one of the few amusements any family can afford.