Old Theatre Building

Old Theatre Building (HM16ZK)

Location: Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Santa Cruz County
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N 36° 58.415', W 122° 1.573'

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A Brief History
In the mid-1800's, the Pacific Garden Mall was simply known as "Pacific." The corner now occupied by the Old Theatre Building contained a picturesque little pond shaded by a mammoth sycamore. Also under the tree was a huge cider press. Pioneers would pick apples in a nearby orchard and press a supply of cider before heading on.
Created by designers of the original Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, the New Santa Cruz Theatre opened its doors on February 12, 1920, with a rousing Mack Sennett comedy. Except for a major facelift in 1938, the New Santa Cruz Theatre continued showing films until the evening of December 22, 1955, when the raging San Lorenzo River left its banks and engulfed the lobby. In 1976, demolition began to rebuild the Old Theatre Building of today.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 586674 N 4092384
Decimal Degrees36.97358333, -122.02621667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.415', W 122° 1.573'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 24.90" N, 122° 1' 34.38" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz CA 95060, US
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