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1964 area of the drive-in
There was no drive shown on the photo, are you of its location?
Correction, the link povided by CSWalczak states that it closed in 1953.
Picture is at
It’s gone by 1964.
3615 Grove Street maps properly.
An apartment complex now stands on the site
This opened in November 1997
San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA) – November 6, 1997
Life in the age of the ‘plex Gaslamp 15 looks like a movie house … now if it would just act and sound like one …
It is called the Pacific Gaslamp 15 Theater and it has no gas lamps — or Ingrid Bergman in “Gaslight.” But it might be a gas, as Sinatra would say: 73,000 square feet including 15 theaters, with “wall-to-wall” screens up to 30 by 46 feet large, plus raked “stadium” seating, plush red seats, lights shaped like Academy Awards, digital sound and a lobby fit for a train depot — or a “popcorn
This was one of the Krikorian theatres that was part of the deal with Regal Cinemas in 1996.
Question: when did this open?
Aerial photo made in 1967 by USGS
1964 photo from USGS Earth Explorer id: 7LTQ08021-229
This opened on February 18th, 1966 with one cinema. 2 screens in 1974 and five on January 13th, 1984.
I added the site plan showing both theatres in this page’s photo section.
Aerial from 1980 http://www.historicaerials.com/aerials.php?scale=6.4560308924945E-06&lat=34.06251&lon=-117.709929&year=1980
you may have to zoom in to see the building.
This opened on October 17th, 2008. The grand opening ad is in the photo section of this theatre’s page.
Grand opening ad has been uploaded in the photo section
This opened on May 24th, 1985. ad in photo section of this page.
The Rivest website is being corrected to show it to open in 1977. The infomation that I had was not as accurate as it is now.
Robv & Rowley was taken over by UA in the 1960’s.
This was listed under the Robb & Rowley listings in the 1940 Film Daily Yearbook. Robb & Rowley was the major chain in Dallas,TX.
They also had the Pasadena and State.
http://www.boxofficemagazine.com/the_vault/issue_page?issue_id=1970-4-20&page_no=62#page_start has pictures of the theatre from Boxoffice in 1970.
This closed on June 29th, 2011 according to the official website.
Listed as Gallery & Quickie 1972-1974 showing gay adult films and listed as Gary 1974 until the LA Times ban on adult entertainment in 1977.
An older triplex operated in the northwest corner of the mall property from the late 1970’s until 1996. It was owned by Mann. You can see the building in Maps.bing.com’s bird eye view. It since been demolished.
There was an lawsuit on page 22
Boxoffice February 19th, 1973 article with pictures