The Florence Mills Theatre when it opened in 1912 as the Globe.

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Florence Mills Demolition, March 10, 2013

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The Florence Mills Theatre when it opened in 1912 as the Globe.

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redlemur on October 9, 2020 at 12:09 pm

Theatre’s History and List of Names 1912 – The Globe 1923 – The Amusu 1930 – Rechristened The Florence Mills Theatre on December 8th (sometimes called Mills Theatre or Flo-Mill Theatre) in honor of black entertainer Florence Mills (1896-1927) 1933 – Damaged in Earthquake 1936 – Repaired with Grand reopening 1939 – Listed as Mills Theatre in Los Angeles Street Address Directory 1947 – Theatre and equipment auctioned off 1973 – No longer listed as operating in Los Angeles Street Address Directory 1987 – Cuco Video is operating out of the former lobby. 2008 – A faded Cuco Video sign remains painted on the building, but it’s boarded up. A construction sign announcing an “Earthquake Retrofit by Lehigh Construction” is posted and remains on the building for the next five years. 2013 – Demolished

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