- Designed for a working class community in Los Angeles, the Tower Theater is a modest design which presents a stylish black and white Deco exterior (62701). The night view shows the effective use of neon and spotlighting to illuminate the fluted Moderne tower (62702). The box office is surrounded by circles of light bulbs on the lobby ceiling and a sunburst design on the lobbyýs terrazzo floor (62703). Poster cases are framed by scrolled pediments and simulated columns. The interior uses exaggerated columns, mirrors, white traditional-style furniture, and gilt to suggest a palatial elegance that is distant from the lives of the theatreýs clientele (62704-62705). Hanging lanterns and striped upholstery in the auditorium impart a subdued elegance (62706-62707).
- Resource Type:
- still image
S. Charles Lee Papers, 1919-1962
You searched for: Genre Black-and-white photographs Remove constraint Genre: Black-and-white photographs Resource Type still image Remove constraint Resource Type: still image Collection S. Charles Lee Papers, 1919-1962 Remove constraint Collection: S. Charles Lee Papers, 1919-1962 Subject Lifestyle Remove constraint Subject: LifestyleStart Over
Not finding what you're looking for? More items may be available on our original digital collections site.