LAHTF returns to the world famous TCL CHINESE THEATRE to present our signature ALL ABOUT behind-the-scenes tour. Join us as we explore this iconic theatre for the first time since the 2013 IMAX conversion.
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The legendary Earl Carroll Theatre announces a new tenant and lease on life.
LAHTF is thrilled to see a new tenant announced for the historic Earl Carroll Theatre. After working with the property owners behind the scenes for the last 18 months to secure a new tenant for the legendary venue, we couldn’t be more excited to see the tradition of entertainment continuing upon completion of the planned restoration. In the coming weeks, we look forward to hearing more and seeing a broader scope of plans for the restoration work being laid out by their team.
Historic-Cultural Monument status granted for the Million Dollar Theatre.
On July 2nd the City Council voted unanimously to grant Historic-Cultural Monument status to the Million Dollar Theatre.
LAHTF is grateful to the owners, Langdon Street Capital, for their forward-thinking application which will help preserve and protect Sid Grauman’s groundbreaking 1918 theatre for future generations. We were happy to support the application and speak in favor of it when presented to the Cultural Heritage Commission for consideration.
UPDATE 17 June, 2019 – Star Theater is demolished.
It is a dark day in La Puente. S. Charles Lee’s one-of-a-kind Star Theater was demolished this morning to make way for 22 condos. LAHTF is working behind the scenes to try to save the Star Sign, but the theatre is gone.
The architects for CAP UCLA’s renovation of the Crest Theatre were announced today, 25th March 2019.
CAP UCLA notes that BAR Architects has a deep-rooted connection to the Crest Theatre dating back to the late 1980s when they were selected by Disney to renovate the 1940s theatre.
LAHTF will continue to consult with the CAP UCLA team as plans evolve.
To read the CAPU UCLA press release click here.
On Sunday 24th February LAHTF screened the world's most famous film awards show LIVE in the Chaplin Theater at the historic Raleigh Studios in Hollywood!
On 20th October LAHTF celebrated the 30th Anniversary of DIE HARD at the Palace Theatre on Broadway. A screening of a pristine 35mm archival print of the movie was followed by a Q&A with the film's screenwriters, Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza, moderated by Jeff Goldsmith, publisher of Backstory Magazine and host of The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith podcast series. Click here for photos from the event.
"Apple premieres plans for store and event space in historic downtown L.A. theatre"
Click here to read LAHTF’s statement on the proposed conversion of the Tower Theatre to non-theatrical use.
Click here to read a summary of, and see photos from, the Tower Theatre project presentation made to the Cultural Heritage Committee on 2nd August 2018.