San Marco Theatre

1996 San Marco Boulevard,
Jacksonville, FL 32207

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San Marco Theatre Box Office

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Opened in 1938, the beautifully maintained San Marco Theatre remains immune to the travails of time and the Art Deco style movie palace is still showing movies after 63 years. Featured on the back cover of Davis Cone’s book, Popcorn Palaces, the San Marco Theatre is one of the most elegant and opulent cinemas in the city, designed by architect Roy Benjamin.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 20, 2008 at 6:59 pm

This is the website for the San Marco Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 21, 2008 at 4:24 pm

A close-up view of the San Marco Theater can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 22, 2008 at 11:13 am

Here is the San Marco at night.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 7, 2008 at 2:08 pm

This is a May 2008 photo.

Perkdog on July 1, 2008 at 6:26 pm

I am fortunate to live close to this theatre and see films in it periodically. My newfound infatuation with art deco also moves me to learn more about this theatre and other deco buildings in Jacksonville, esp. in the St. Nicholas area(wonderful glass brick signs there!)

Tinseltoes on June 17, 2012 at 8:59 am

Photos of the new San Marco Theatre can be seen in this 1938 trade journal article: boxofficemagazine

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