Soledad Theatre

177 Kidder Street,
Soledad, CA 93960

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YaledMot
YaledMot on February 17, 2013 at 11:26 pm

The earlier Soledad Theatre was not destroyed by fire. The Johnson Family closed the theatre because they were sick of running the place and their principal business was automtoive sales/service in the southern Salinas Valley. It was only in the last decade or so that the original Soledad Theatre location burned. The theatre pictured above had no relation to the earlier Soledad Theatre. Last I saw, the building above is still standing as an office of some sort.

Andres
Andres on November 14, 2011 at 1:03 am

Wow, Joe! This is a really neat article with some cool photographs. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen those letters on that name sign. Thanks!

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 13, 2011 at 10:54 pm

Two photos depicting the front and the auditorium of the Soledad Theatre were used to illustrate an article on laminated wood construction which appeared in Boxoffice of August 5, 1950. The photos are at the bottom of this page. (To read the beginning of the article, use the “previous page” link. The final four paragraphs of the article are at this link.)