Theatres of San Francisco (CA) (Images of America)

Theatres of San Francisco (CA) (Images of America)

Jack Tillmany


You learn the sorrowful tales within the papers: one other ornate, Twenties, single-screen theatre closes, to be demolished and changed by means of a strip mall. that is growth, and during this 20-screen multiplex global, it really is taking place increasingly more. just a handful of the a hundred or so local theatres that when graced those streets are left in San Francisco, yet they survive within the photos featured during this ebook. The heyday of such venues because the Clay, Noe, Metro, New undertaking, Alexandria, Coronet, Fox, Uptown, Coliseum, Surf, El Rey, and Royal used to be a time whilst San Franciscans thronged to the films and vaudeville exhibits, dressed to the hilt, to determine and be visible in majestic paintings deco palaces. regrettably, this period has handed into historical past regardless of the committed efforts of many local upkeep teams.

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