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Culver City in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Culver Theater

 
 
Culver Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 13, 2019
1. Culver Theater Marker
Inscription.  The Culver Theater, which opened in 1947, was one of two movie theaters in Culver City operating in the second half of the 20th century. As an example of the Skouras style, it was noted for its sweeping scrollwork and a juke box like ticket kiosk.
 
Erected 1990 by City of Culver City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 1.294′ N, 118° 23.827′ W. Marker is in Culver City, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Duquesne Avenue and Washington Boulevard, on the left when traveling south on Duquesne Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9820 Washington Blvd, Culver City CA 90232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Culver City (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Legion Building (about 600 feet away); Joseph Residence (about 700 feet away); The Hull Building (about 800 feet away); St. Augustine's Church
Culver Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 13, 2019
2. Culver Theater Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); M-G-M Studio (approx. ¼ mile away); The Culver Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Main Street (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culver City.
 
Regarding Culver Theater. The Skouras style was created by Charles Skouras, the head of Fox Theatres.

The 1,000-seat movie theatre became a 300-seat playhouse in 2004 with a substantial contribution from actor Kirk Douglas. The theater that now bears his name is operated by the Center Theater Group.
 
Culver Theater image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 13, 2019
3. Culver Theater
Culver Theater image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 13, 2019
4. Culver Theater
Ticket Kiosk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 13, 2019
5. Ticket Kiosk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022