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Old Posted Jun 12, 2014, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Retired_in_Texas View Post
Great Photos! It's hard to imagine that so many of the "lavish" theaters built around the country in the 1920s-1930s have been destroyed and their locations turned into parking lots. That was the fate of the one in the town of 15,000 I grew up in the '50s. (that town now has a metro population approaching 200,000)
Most of the old movie houses in downtown LA are still there. Unfortunately they are either boarded up in horrible disrepair or have been converted into strip malls. Some were gutted, others were just plastered over.
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