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Here is the website for Dorsky + Yue International, the architects.
From Orange County Business Journal, June 15-21, 2015:
“The old Sears store at Laguna Hills Mall will be razed to make way for the property’s transformation into the Five Lagunas.”
“A multiscreen cinema with full-service dining and reservation seating will be on the second floor of the shopping center.” (former Sears site)
“Atul Desai, owner of the Laguna Hills Mall Cinemas, has a lease….., which runs until 2025.”
The Sanborn Maps of 1926 Show ‘Opera House’ at 20-24 Stowe Street.
Maps of 1948 show ‘Movies’ at 20-24 Stowe Street.
According to the Sanborn Maps of 1915 (In photo section), this was once named the Strand Theatre.
Sundance Cinemas for sale.
The Sanborn Maps of 1922 list the Auburn Theatre at 78 Court Street, now the parking lot on the corner of Court Street and Mechanics Row. The Map is in the photo section.
The Sanborn Maps of 1922-1957 lists the Strand Theatre at 222 Main Street, between Middle and Chapel Streets. (The Map is in photo section).
State of Main Department of Health and Human Services building is now there.
The long-gone Priscilla Theatre is on the maps at 116 Blake, at the corner of Pine, the fenced-in tree park.
The above 1430 K Avenue address is correct. According to the Sanborn Maps, the street names were changed after 1961.
Main Street became K Avenue and Mechanic Street became 15th Street.
Let me correct myself. The old Krikorian 7 Theatre was closed, but it was never converted.
Currently it is a discount house operated by Interstate Theatres, based in Dallas, Texas.