1536 E. Florence Avenue | map |
Los Angeles, CA 90001
Opened: April 8, 1932 with Leo Carrillo and Lupe Valez staring in "The Broken Wing". It was built for Fox West Coast Theatres.
Architect: Designed by S. Charles Lee, L.A.'s most prolific theatre architect.
Cinema Treasures has a list of 71 other theatres they index that were designed (or remodeled) by Mr. Lee.
The Fox Florence was set way back from the street with smaller retail buildings out front and the theatre entered after a walk through a Spanish style courtyard.
Status: The theatre closed in 1965 and was demolished in 1968.
More Information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Fox Florence for a bit more history and memories of contributors who went to shows there.
The lobby of the Fox Florence.
full size view
You can find the two Fox Florence photos in
the Library's catalog as set # 001387282.
A rare interior view of the Fox Florence
located by theatre researcher Ken McIntyre
and reproduced on his Photobucket pages.
full size view | on Photobucket
Visit Ken's Photos of Los Angeles
page on Facebook.