Los Angeles Theatres Map -- along the Wilshire corridor











In Santa Monica:

Wilshire Boulevard
 was originally Nevada Ave.

Santa Monica Blvd.
was originally Oregon St.


Broadway
was originally called Utah St.


Colorado Blvd.
was originally Railroad Ave.


Pico Blvd.
was originally Front St.




For Ocean Park and Venice
area theatres see the
Venice and Ocean Park Theatres
page on our L.A. Movie Palaces site.

































     Wilshire Blvd. Corridor    


West is on the top [Santa Monica]
East is on the bottom [Downtown L.A.]

<< = on the south side
>>= on the north side






North Beach
[ demolished ]

<-- ocean ave. -->


<<
2 1/2 blocks south
Pussycat Theatre
1442 2nd St.
[ demolished ]

<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Monica Film Centre
1332 2nd St.
[ movies ]

<-- 2nd st. -->

<< 2 blocks south
Mayfair Theatre
214 Santa Monica Blvd.
[ only facade remains ]

<< 1 block south
AMC Santa Monica 7
1310 3rd St. Promenade
[ movies ]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
La Petite/Dreamland/Lyric
1434 3rd St.
[ demolished ]

<< 7 blocks south
1855 Main St.
[ closed June 2013 ]

<-- 3rd st. -->

<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Criterion Theatre
1313 3rd St. Promenade
[ retail ]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Elmiro / AMC Broadway 4
1441 3rd St. Promenade
[ movies ]

<< 3 blocks south
Steere's Opera House
N.E. Cor. 3rd & Broadway
[ demolished ]

<< 3+ blocks south
Orpheum Theatre
1511 3rd St.
[ demolished ]

<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Hitching Post Theatre
1448 4th St.
[ demolished ]

<-- 4th st. -->



<-- 5th st. -->



<-- 6th st. -->



<-- 7th st. -->



<-- 8th st. -->



<-- 9th st. -->



<-- 10th st. -->

<-- 12th st. -->


<-- 11th st. -->



<-- 12th st. -->



<-- euclid st. -->

1314 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica
[ retail ]
4 blocks north >>
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica
[ revivals and more ]

<-- 14th st. -->




<-- 15th st. -->



[ we're skipping 10  blocks ]


<-- chelsea ave. -->




<-- 25th st. -->


2524 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica
[ demolished ]

<-- 26th st. -->




<-- princeton st. -->



[ we're skipping 16  blocks ]



<-- barrington ave. -->





<-- barry ave. -->

Brentwood Theatre
11611  Wilshire Blvd.

[ demolished ]


<-- federal / san vicente -->

<< 6 blocks south
Royal Theatre
11523 Santa Monica Blvd.
[ movies ]
-- on the L.A. Movie Palaces site

Brentwood Theatre
11301 Wilshire Blvd.

[ legit shows and concerts ]


Wadsworth Theatre
11301 Wilshire Blvd.

[ legit shows and concerts ]


<< 6 blocks south
Crown Theatre

Santa Monica Blvd.
[ demolished ]
-- on the L.A. Movie Palaces site

<-- bonsall -->   >> sawtelle

<< 6 blocks south
Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Blvd.
[ movies ]
-- on the L.A. Movie Palaces site



<-- 405 freeway -->



<-- sepulveda blvd. -->




<-- veteran ave. -->




<-- midvale | gayley -->

2 blocks north >>
Mann Westwood 4
1050 Gayley Ave.
[ Whole Foods ]

Westwood Village >> 
[ classic views from various archives ]


1 block north >>
10925 Lindbrook Dr.
[ demolished ]

<-- westwood blvd. -->


2 1/2 blocks north >>
1045 Broxton Ave.
[ movies ]

<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Majestic Crest
1262 Westwood Blvd.
[ movies ]
3 blocks north >>
961 Broxton Ave.
[ movies]

3 blocks north >>
948 Broxton Ave.
[ movies ]

<< 2 blocks south
UA Westwood
10889 Wellworth Ave.
[drug store ]
4 blocks north >>
10886 Le Conte Ave.
[ movies]

1 block north >>
10887 Lindbrook Dr.
[ closed ]

<-- glendon ave. -->

2 1/2 bks north >>
Plaza
1067 Glendon Ave.
[ demolished ]

Billy Wilder
10899  Wilshire Blvd.

[ screenings ]

10840 Wilshire Blvd.
[ movies ]

1 mile north >>
Royce Hall - UCLA
340 Royce Dr.
[ performing arts ]

<-- malcolm ave. -->


[ skipping lots of blocks ]


looking east
[ Yesterday L.A. c. 1964 ]

<-- rodeo dr. -->





<-- beverly dr. -->


1/2 block north >>
206 N. Beverly Dr.
[ demolished ]

<-- reeves dr.

Warner Beverly Hills
9404 Wilshire Blvd.
[ demolished ]

1 block north >>
205 N. Canon Dr.
[ demolished ]

<-- canon dr. -->


looking west
[ LAPL photo c. 1937 &
[ Jericl Cat on Flickr ]

<-- crescent dr. -->


[ a few blocks missing ]


<-- oakhurst dr. -->


<<<1/2 block south
Writers Guild Theater
135 S. Doheny Dr.
[ members only ]

<-- doheny dr. -->

9036 Wilshire Blvd.
[ films ]

<-- wetherly dr. -->



<-- almont dr. -->

AMPAS Goldwyn Theatre
8949 Wilshire Blvd.
[ special screenings ]

<-- la peer dr. -->



<-- swall dr. -->



<-- clark dr. -->



 <-- robertson blvd. -->



<-- arnaz dr. -->



<-- hamel dr. -->



<-- willaman rd. -->



<-- carson rd. -->



<-- stanley dr. -->

Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd.
[ films ]

<-- le doux rd. -->


looking east
[ LA in WWII ]

 <-- la cienega blvd. -->



<-- hamilton dr. -->

Saban / Wilshire
8440 Wilshire Blvd.
[ legit ]

<-- gale dr. -->



<-- tower dr.



 <-- san vicente blvd. -->



schumacher/sweetzer



<-- san gabriel way



capistrano/la jolla



mc carthy vista|crescent hts.

<< 3 bks south
Carthay Circle
6316 San Vicente
[ demolished ]

looking east
[ USC Archives c.1929 ]

<-- fairfax ave. -->

The May Co.
6067 Wilshire Blvd.
| photo & links |

<-- orange grove ave. -->




<-- ogden dr.


5905 Wilshire Blvd..
[ classic films and more ]

<-- spaulding ave.




<-- stanley ave.




<-- curson ave. -->




<-- sierra bonita ave.




<-- masselin ave. -->

Wilshire Bowl
5665 Wilshire Blvd.
| photos |

looking east
[ USC Archives - c.1939 ]

<-- hauser ave. -->





<-- ridgeley dr. -->


looking east
[ USC Archives - c.1939 &
Zilf's Postcards - 50s ]

<-- burnside ave. -->

5515 Wilshire Blvd..
[ concerts ]

looking east
[ USC Archives - c.1939 ]

<-- dunsmuir ave. -->




<-- cochran ave. -->


looking east
[ USC Archives 1930 &
LAPL collection 1931]

<-- cloverdale ave. -->

The Darkroom
5370 Wilshire Blvd.
| photos |


<-- detroit ave. -->

<< 3 blocks south
Fox La Brea Theatre
857 S. La Brea Ave.
[ church ]

<-- la brea ave. -->

9 blocks north >>
614 N. La Brea Ave.
-- on our Hollywood site

[ closed ]

Fox Ritz Theatre
5214 Wilshire Blvd.
[ demolished ]

<-- sycamore ave. -->




<-- orange ave. -->


Four Star Theatre
5112 Wilshire Blvd.
[ demolished ]

<-- mansfield ave.



<-- citrus ave. -->



<-- highland ave. -->


[ a few blocks missing ]


< fremont pl w./rossmore >



< fremont pl/arden blvd.>

4400 Wilshire Blvd.
[ concerts, etc. ]

looking east
[ USC Archives 1939 ]

<-- lucerne blvd. -->


[ a few blocks missing ]

looking east
 [ USC Archives c. 1939 ]

<-- st andrews pl. -->


looking east
 [ USC Archives c. 1939 &
 LAPL collection c.1939 ]

<-- manhattan pl. -->

looking east
 [ USC Archives c. 1939 ]

7 blocks north >>
143 S. Western Ave.
[ demolished ]

4 1/2 blocks north >>
221 S. Western Ave.
[ demolished ]

3 1/2 blocks north >>
331 S. Western Ave.
[ retail ]

1/2 block north >>
621 S. Western Ave.
[ Korean films ]

<-- western ave. -->

3790 Wilshire Blvd.
[ concerts ]

<< 6 blocks south
Fox Uptown Theatre
1008 S. Western Ave.
[ demolished ]

<-- oxford ave. -->




<-- serrano ave. -->


looking west
[ USC Archives - mid 30s &
LAPL collection - late 30s ]

<-- hobart blvd. -->




<-- harvard blvd. -->




<-- kingsley dr. -->




<-- ardmore ave. -->


looking east
[ USC Archives c.1939 ]

<-- normandie ave. -->




<-- mariposa ave. -->


looking east
[ USC Archives c.1939 ]

alexandria ave. -->


3400 Wilshire Blvd.
[ demolished ]

kenmore ave. -->


looking west
[ USC Archives 1928 & 1938 ]

<-- catalina st. -->




<-- berendo st. -->

Talmadge Apartments
3278 Wilshire Blvd.
| photo |

Post Building
3273 Wilshire Blvd.
| photo |


<-- new hampshire ave. -->


3240 Wilshire Blvd.
[ Korean films ]

<< 3 blocks south
Fox Parisian Theatre
803 S. Vermont Ave.
[ demolished ]

<-- vermont ave. -->

5 1/2 blocks north >>
126 S. Vermont Ave.
[ demolished ]


<-- shatto pl. -->

Bullock's Wilshire
3050 Wilshire Blvd.
| photos & links |


 westmoreland ave. -->



<-- wilshire pl.



virgil st. -->



commonwealth ave. -->

looking west
[ LAPL photo - c. 1935 ]


<-- hoover st.

Lafayette Park
[ LAPL photo - c. 1930 ]

looking east
[ Mark Vieira collection - 1930s ]

<-- la fayette park pl. -->

Granada Buildings
672 S. La Fayette Park Pl.
| photos |


<-- rampart blvd. -->




<--  coronado st. -->


Hayworth / Vagabond Theatre

2511 Wilshire Blvd.
[ legit theatre ]

<-- corondelet st. -->


MacArthur Park
looking east
[  USC Archives 1934
+ undated view ]

<-- park view st. -->




<< 1 block south
Lake Theatre
2118 W. 7th St.
[ retail ]

<-- alvarado st. -->

Theatre De Luxe
656 S. Alvarado St.
@ Wilshire
[ retail ]

1/2 block north >>
638 S. Alvarado St..
[ swap meet ]

<< 1 block south
Alvarado / Park Theatre
710 S. Alvarado St.
[ swap meet ]

MacArthur Park
looking west
[ LAPL photo -1977 ]

<-- westlake ave. -->



<-- bonnie brae st. -->



<-- burlington ave. -->

<< 2 blocks south
Beaux Arts Theatre
1709 W. 8th St.
[ senior dining hall ]

<-- union ave. -->



<-- valencia st. -->



<-- witmer st. -->

<< 1 block south
The Playhouse / Teragram Ballroom
1234 W. 7th St.
[ church ]

<-- lucas ave.. -->



<-- bixel  st. -->



 st paul pl. -->


 st paul ave. -->

 st. paul ave. -->



<-- beaudry st. -->


<-- 110 freeway -->

<< 4 blocks south
Georgia Theatre
1002 W. 9th St.
[ demolished ]

<< 5 blocks south
Regal Cinemas @ L.A. Live
1000 W. Olympic Blvd.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ movies - 14 screens ]

<-- francisco st. -->

]

3 1/2 blocks north >>
Laemmle's Grande
345 S. Figueroa St.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ closed ]

<-- figueroa st. -->

<< 3 1/2 blocks south
Variety Arts Theatre
940 S. Figueroa St.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ vacant ]

4 blocks north >>
Lux Theatre
827 W. 3rd St.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ demolished ]

<-- flower st. -->


4 blocks north >>
Tunnel Theatre
827 W. 3rd St.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ demolished ]

<-- hope st. -->


<< 2 1/2 blocks south
Tininty/Embassy Auditorium
855 S. Grand Ave.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ vacant ]

<-- grand ave. -->

<< 1/2 block south
Criterion
642 S. Grand Ave.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ demolished ]

<< 1 1/2 blocks south
Grand Theatre
730 S. Grand Ave.
on our Downtown Theatres site
[ demolished ]





[ Wilshire Boulevard begins at Grand Avenue ]



For Downtown Theatres between Grand Ave. and Broadway, see our Downtown Theatres site:
 Theatres West of Broadway















For other westside theatres not near
Wilshire, see the listings on our
 Los Angeles Movie Palaces site.