Pagoda Theater completely gutted
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — In its colorful past the Pagoda originally opened as the Washington Theatre. It later became the Palace, converted to a live performance venue and introduced the world to the likes of Sylvester, the Cockettes and the Pointer Sisters.
It was later changed to the Pagoda and offered a venue of Asian films. A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle, along with several pictures, shows the current state of theater after several years of fighting over the future of the structure. It is now completely gutted with no inward signs that a theater ever existed. Sadly, another theater bites the dust…
The article can be read here.