AKA: Fox Carmel Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA; Carmel Museum Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - theatres

Designers: Smith, L.A., Architect (firm); Lewis Arthur Smith (architect)

Dates: constructed 1924-1924

8163 Santa Monica Boulevard
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90046-4912

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This theatre--owned by the West Coast Theatre chain--opened 11/19/1924, designed by Lewis A. Smith, a prolific designer of motion picture theatres in Southern California. In 1956, the facility was known as the Carmel Museum Theatre. It had changed its name to the Paris Theatre, a venue that showed risque movies in the 1960s and x-rated movies in the 1970s.

The Carmel Theatre originally seated 1,098 people.

Demolished by fire 01/1976; in 2005, the Sushi Zen Restaurant occupied the location;

PCAD id: 14369