Casino Theater

643-647 5th Avenue,
San Diego, CA 92101

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Casino Theatre (Late 1990's)

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The Casino Theater opened around 1913. It underwent a remodeling in the 1930’s into an Art Deco style. In the early 1970’s it was operated by Pussycat Theatre, retaining the Casino name.

The building is now home to the Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop.

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JayAllenSanford on March 31, 2008 at 5:42 pm

The San Diego Reader has compiled all its articles about former Casiono operators Walnut Properties onto one webpage, along with around 100 graphics and photos that never appeared in ANY of the published versions. Also included is a Pussycat Theatre mini-history, updates on various Walnut-related lawsuits, etc, as well as a bunch of vintage Casino newspaper ads.

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kencmcintyre on March 31, 2008 at 6:55 pm

I’ve been in this store. I never connected it with being a theater, despite the marquee. Live and learn.

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