AKA: Esquire Theater, Fairfax District, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - theatres

Designers: Balch, Clifford A. Architect (firm); Clifford A. Balch (architect)

Dates: constructed 1937

1 story

417 North Fairfax Avenue
Fairfax District, Los Angeles, CA United States 90036

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The building was located at 417-419 North Fairfax Avenue.


In 03/1937, theSouthwest Building and Contractorindicated in a building notice that architect Clifford A. Balch (1880-1963) was drawing up plans for remodeling a building at 417-419 North Fairfax into a theatre to be called the "Esquire." Balch was a prolific designer of movie theatres during the 1920s and 1930s. (See "Theatre Building," Southwest Building and Contractor,03/05/1937, p. 52, col. 2.)

PCAD id: 21074