656 S. Alvarado St.
Earlier: The 1912 and 1913 city directories list a Westlake Theatre at 680 S. Alvarado. In 1914 they were advertising as being on "S. Alvarado near 7th St." It's unknown if it was this building or not. The current Westlake Theatre at 638 S. Alvarado dates from 1926.
A 1920 ad for the Theatre Deluxe located by Ken
McIntyre for his Photos of Los Angeles Facebook page.
Wilshire and Alvarado in 1957. The photo was on
Facebook in Alison Martino's Mid Century Modern
collection. It was posted by Laura DeMarco.
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A Google Maps view of the Theatre De Luxe building from
2010 -- parts of the structure evidently remain from 1910.
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Note the Westlake Theatre in the background.
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