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Roxie Theater

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
518 S Broadway
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles) CA 90013

Record #10462  
 Opened: November 25, 1931
 Closed: 1989
 Current Use: Retail
Capacity: 1335 seats
Architect(s): John M Cooper
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Metropolitan Theatres

The Roxie was built on the site of the former Quinn's Superba Theatre in 1932, and was the last theater constructed on Broadway before the principal theatre district moved to Hollywood. The Roxie was equiped for stage performances and had a pipe organ, but had a long, narrow auditorium intended for motion pictures.

The maroon-and-grey ticket booth was removed when the foyer and lobby were converted to retail use.

 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

November 2018 photos from the Scott Neff collection.

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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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Photos from the Darren Snow collection.

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Last featured 8/19/2003. Last edited 10/18/2022.

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