Redwood building designed by architect Julia Morgan in 1908 as the St. John's Presbyterian Church. Brief description, photographs, plan.
Great Buildings Online provides photographs, details and bibliographies for a number of significant theaters of all periods across the world.
The official site includes a brief history of the theater built in 1744 and re-modelled in the 19th century.
A picture palace in the flamboyant, short-lived, Pueblo Deco style, designed by Carl Boller in 1925. Photographs and history from the City of Albuquerque.
This stylish site by Kjell Furberg, cinema historian and photographer, provides an architectural feast from the silent era onwards. English and Swedish language versions.
Illustrated history by the University of Virginia of the extravagant buildings that sprang up in the inter-war years to house the movies. Includes socio-economic background, guide to Art Deco.
Dedicated to saving classic movie theaters in the US. News, database, photographs, virtual tours and message boards. Also aims, founders, sponsors and volunteer staff of the web-site.
Photographs of the movie theater built in 1921, from RineStock Studios.
The official site offers photographs and a history (with source) of this extraordinary Art Deco theater. The 1930s movie palace was designed by San Francisco architect Timothy Pflueger.
The American phenomenon which began in the 1930s: open-air cinemas, viewed from automobiles. An illustrated history and list of theaters both operating and closed.