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According to an old Sanborn Map, now in the photo section, the street address was 110-112.
The Sanborn Maps of 1914 and 1943 place the Fisk Theatre at 105 w. Dakota. Also known as Fisk Opera House in 1914. (see maps in photo section)
According to this Sanborn Map of 1930 there were MOVIES on Maple Street.
See Sanborn Map from 1915 in photo section, which shows Acme Theatre and Grand Theatre. There are no more available maps until 1951. The 1951 maps show the Firestone Hotel at the former Acme site and the Hotel Milner at the former Grand site.
This Sanborn Map of 1931 (in photos section) places the Pace Theatre at 324 N. Main.
Not included in Edwards Grand Opening ad (see photo section) for Thanksgiving Eve, 1995 was Carrington, an art house film staring Emma Thompson and Jonathon Pryce, which played in one of the smallest auditoriums. The film was gone by the next week.
To be replaced by House of Blues
From the Orange County Register
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.”
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.