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Fox West Coast Theatres Corporation, Fox Westwood Village Theatre, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA

ID: 186
Alt. Name: Fox Theater Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
Mann's Village Theatre, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
Construction Date: Start Date: 1930
End Date: 1931
Notes: Also known as: Village Theatre, Village Theater, Mann's Village Theatre; the Janss Investment Company, planners of Westwood Village, the site of the Fox Westwood Village Theatre, devised that certain buildings within its Spanish Colonial Revival commercial district would have towers, to be used as landmarks for motorists speeding by on Wilshire Boulevard. The theatre had a dominating 170-foot beacon, its top emblazoned in red neon with the word "Fox." The tower located the theatre and marked the Broxton Avenue-Weyburn Avenue intersection.
Building History: Ground was broken for the Fox Westwood Village Theatre, 11/1930; it opened 08/14/1931. Like a number of theatres in Westwood, the Fox has been used for many motion picture premieres.
Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - theatres
Locations: Structure:
961 Broxton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
USA
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