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Texaco Building

Identification

Texaco Building
United Artists Theater
147195

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]

Usage

commercial office theater/opera

Facts

  • A fifty-foot sign on stilts topped off this building, to circumvent the height restrictions at the time.
  • This was the flagship theatre for United Artists when it was built.
  • Portraits of stars who financed the theatre appear on interior murals, including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks.

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Location

929 South Broadway
90015
U.S.A.

Technical Data

242.00 ft
13
1927

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor