126 S. Vermont Ave. | map
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Opened: March 2, 1926 as a West Coast Theatres operation. The location is five blocks north of Wilshire Blvd.
It got a major remodel in 1946 by Fox West Coast Theatres resulting in a Skouras-style interior. It's also been known as just the Belmont.
Architect: Lewis A. Smith
Status: Closed in 1973 after a fire and demolished the same year.
More Information: See the Cinema Treasures page on the Fox Belmont for all the known information.
The architect also did a lot of other designs for West Coast Theatres.
See the Cinema Treasures list of other projects by L.A.
The Other Fox Belmont: Check out the page for the Fox Belmont in Belmont Shore, a part of Long Beach.
An early 60s view looking south
on Vermont toward 2nd.
photo: Sean Ault Archives by Osiris Press.
Sean Ault is a noted historian of transit
in the Los Angeles area. You can see many more items
from his Osiris Press transit archive on YouTube.
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