1911 Mayfair Theater, Santa Monica

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1911 Mayfair Theater, Santa Monica

Postby nichols » Fri May 14, 2010 8:40 am

The 1911 Mayfair theater in Santa Monica was finally demolished recently, leaving only this facade.



Rebirth of a Landmark

By Jorge Casuso

March 19 -- For most of the 20th century, the Mayfair Theater survived the birth of opulent movie palaces, a string of unsuccessful impresarios and an earthquake that shook the building apart.

Now 14 years after the Northridge earthquake, what will be left of the old structure will become the façade of a new 34-unit apartment building with retail on the ground floor just steps away from the bustling Third Street Promenade.

“The place was trashed by the earthquake,” said Karl Schober, who owns the building. “The guts of the theater collapsed.”..

http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site ... ndmark.htm

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Postby Lynxwiler » Mon May 24, 2010 1:37 pm

Yet another act of foolish fasodomy.

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