Link

17904391

Rialto Theater to go on sale

Finally some positive news for the Rialto Theater!

Advertisements

#TBT Raymond Theater

Image

#TBT Raymnd Theater

(oops a day late) Restoration work in progress at the Raymond Theater in Pasadena (now the Raymond Renaissance) completed in 2009.  Check out our project page for more Before and After pictures of our work.

Mural Restoration at the Warner Grand Theatre

ImageImage

Work is in progress on a mural restoration/recreation at the historic Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro.  This beautiful art deco movie palace originally opened in 1931, and is on the National register is also LA historic Cultural Monument #251.  We’ve completed a couple of restoration projects here over the last 5 years. 

#TBT Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre

egyptian

photo by Scott Miner

Built by Sid Grauman and Charles Toberman, and designed by Meyer & Holler in the “Egyptian Revival style”, the Egyptian Theatre opened to much acclaim in 1922 as the venue of the first ever Hollywood Premiere (Robin Hood). The theater declined in the 1980s and was eventually sold by the City of LA to American Cinemateque in 1996.

When the American Cinemateque restored the historic Egyptian Theater in 1998 its famous exterior courtyard was also part of the plan. Our participation included the restoration of three original lamps (with any missing pieces recreated) and the complete fabrication of three additional fixtures. Rewiring was completed and new lenses were installed.

Can you tell which is old and which is new?

Historic buildings used as unusual performance venues

Gallery

This gallery contains 6 photos.

A couple of Los Angeles’ historic buildings are currently being used for unique performance venues. Linda Vista Hospital in the East Los Angeles Neighborhood of Boyle Heights is the theatrical jungle gym for Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre‘s performance called “The … Continue reading

Touring the Los Angeles Theatre

Image

Check out these beautiful photos of the Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway by Curbed LA.

The Los Angeles, built in 1931, was the last of the opulent theaters built in what is now the Broadway Historic Theatre District – the first and largest theater district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

While most of the theaters aren’t used as regular movie houses or performance venues on a regular basis anymore, you can still experience them through programs like the LA Conservancy’s Last Remaining Seats and Walking Tour, and Cinespia.

We haven’t had the opportunity to work on the amazing Los Angeles Theater yet, but we have done work on the Million Dollar Theater on Broadway, Raymond Theater in Pasadena, the Warner Grand in San Pedro.