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Mayfair Theatre

Photo from the Scott Neff collection.
793 E Santa Clara St
Ventura CA

Demolished 2004
Record #16147  
 Opened: 1941
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 2004
Capacity: 812 seats
Architect(s): S Charles Lee
Architectural Style(s): Streamline Moderne
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Pussycat, Teatro Mexicano
 Previously operated by: Metropolitan Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

In later years, the Mayfair went from first-run movies to being an X-rated Pussycat Theater, followed by Teatro Mexicano showing Spanish films then in the late 1980s it was renamed Mayfair and became a second run double feature cinema. In 1992, it became an art-house cinema, but this venture was short-lived and it was shuttered. In August 2000, a fire destroyed the auditorium. The remains of the building stands, awaiting its fate.

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Photos from the 1949-1950 Theatre Catalog collection.

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Photos from the Scott Neff collection.

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Last featured 8/15/2003. Last edited 8/29/2010.

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