Orinda in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Orinda Theatre, 1941
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
Location. 37° 52.739′ N, 122° 10.936′ W. Marker is in Orinda, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Moraga Way and Bryant Way, on the left on Moraga Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orinda CA 94563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bryant Station Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Pony Express (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Pony Express The Crossroads (about 400 feet away); The deLaveaga Station (about 400 feet away); The de Laveaga Station (about 500 feet away); Orinda Mural (about 500 feet away); The First Downtown (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orinda.
Also see . . . Orinda Theatre (Cinema Treasures). "The Orinda Theatre opened on December 27, 1941 with William Holden in “Texas”. The theatre was built for and operated by Donald Rheem....Slated for demolition in 1984, it was saved through the efforts of preservationists and reopened in 1989 as the center of the Theater Square Project — a retail/entertainment redevelopment project." (Submitted on August 17, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.