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Theatre Architects

Theatre Architects


Here you can find out about the architect firms and individual architects associated with the theatres featured on this website.


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Lewis A. Smith

Born: 1869 (Ohio)

Died: 1958 (Los Angeles, California)

Smith worked on a number of Los Angeles area theatre buildings with Lilly and Fletcher Company as building contractors, and had an office in the Lilly and Fletcher Building in Los Angeles in 1924.

Smith worked extensively for the Bard’s and Fox West Coast chains in the 1920s and designed approximately 40 theatres in total during his career. Extant Los Angeles area theatres designed by Smith include the Vista Theatre in Los Feliz and the Rialto Theatre in South Pasadena.

Theatres on this website in which this architect was involved:




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