Lomita Theatre

24337 Narbonne Street,
Lomita, CA 90717

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kencmcintyre on May 8, 2011 at 7:21 am

Advertised at 24333 Narbonne in the Torrance Herald, in June 1942. Keno Saturday and Sunday. Free Auto Park.

lomitahistory on October 26, 2010 at 10:05 pm

Addresses and street names were changed in the early 1930s.

MagicLantern on June 30, 2010 at 6:35 am

I’ve seen records of a Lomita Theatre listed at 1063 Narbonne Avenue – had the numbers of the street changed at some point?

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 4, 2007 at 6:26 am

A Southwest Builder & Contractor item about this theatre, in the issue of April 4, 1924, says that the construction of the 50' by 137' building was frame and stucco. That would have made quite simple the eventual alterations (such as widened second floor windows) which can be seen by comparing the recent and historic photos linked from comments on July 27.

kencmcintyre on October 4, 2007 at 12:18 am

An organ repo? Imagine having that job. “Okay, Horowitz, hand over the piano and nobody gets hurt”.

kencmcintyre on July 27, 2007 at 10:21 pm

I think the theater is gone. There is a newer buiding at 24333 and then a small one at 24401:

kencmcintyre on September 11, 2005 at 5:16 am

I have driven down this street hundreds of times. I had no idea that a theater existed in Lomita.