Fox Theatre, Venice

Fox Venice, courtesy Bill Counter

Latest News – September 2019

The Fox Venice, long underutilized as a “swap meet”, was sold about a year ago, and a proposal to tear down all but the facade and build a Trader Joes on the location was presented to the city Planning Dept in January.

LAHTF is assisting the local community in writing a nomination for Historic-Cultural Monument designation. This could be a valuable tool in any attempt to protect the theatre building.

As of September there has been no forward progress on the proposed redevelopment. We will continue to assist the community to protect and hopefully reactivate the Fox Venice Theatre.

About the Fox Venice

The Fox Venice opened 17th August 1951 with the Betty Grable feature "Meet Me After the Show", as a 1,000-seat single-level neighborhood movie theatre.

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