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Roxie Theatre

517 17th St
Oakland CA

Record #24373  
 Opened: October 14, 1928
 Closed: 1983
 Current Use: Office Space
Capacity: 1075 seats
Architect(s): Weeks & Day
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Dufwin
 Previously operated by: Blumenfeld Theatres, Cinerama Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Jack Tillmany.

Dufwin: 517 - 17th St.: opened 8 October 1928; [name comes from combining last names of Henry Dufwin & wife Dale Winter who did repertory theatre there & elsewhere in Bay Area).

Renamed Roxie December 1930; closed 18 August 1983; gutted & transformed into office building, but original facade restored & saved.

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Last featured 12/4/2003. Last edited 9/20/2021.

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