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Paramount Theatre Building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building detail, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Paramount Theatre building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre building detail, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Paramount Theatre Building, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Designed by Timothy Pfleger in 1931, the landmark features a resplendent Art Deco auditorium with bas-relief sculptural panels, a grand ceiling, and a 1931 Wurlitzer organ. Title, date and keywords based on inf... more

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Designed by Timothy Pfleger in 1931, the landmark features a resplendent Art Deco auditorium with bas-relief sculptural panels, a grand ceiling, and a 1931 Wurlitzer organ. Title, date and keywords based on inf... more

The old Paramount Theatre, left, and the adjacent, newer State Theater in downtown Austin, Texas

The old Paramount Theatre, left, and the adjacent, newer State Theater...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Originally called the "Majestic," the larger and more famous Paramount was erected in 1915 by Austin businessman Ernest Nalle, the so... more

One of three architectural elements above the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin, Texas

One of three architectural elements above the Paramount Theatre in dow...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Two of the friezes are inscribed with the dates 1885 and 1915. Between them is a frieze with the name Joseph Nalle. The theater was b... more

One of three architectural elements above the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin, Texas

One of three architectural elements above the Paramount Theatre in dow...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Two of the friezes are inscribed with the dates 1885 and 1915. Between them is a frieze with the name Joseph Nalle. The theater was b... more

The distressed Paramount Theatre in Marshall, Texas

The distressed Paramount Theatre in Marshall, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Delayed and over budget, the Paramount Theatre in Marshall, Texas opened on March 31, 1930. The opening was the first event in what t... more

Rear entrance to the Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion Theatre, in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Rear entrance to the Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion T...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. These were the days when "colored" people were denied entrance to the main floor of many theaters throughout the American South. They ... more

The Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion Theatre, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was designed by John Gaisford and one of the first theaters in the area to be built mainly for showing movies

The Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion Theatre, in Clarks...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. During the 1930s, the Marion was acquired by the Saenger Amusements chain, which renamed the theater the Paramount Theatre. In 1986, t... more

A piece of the old Paramount Theatre building in Clarksdale, Mississippi, that became loft apartments

A piece of the old Paramount Theatre building in Clarksdale, Mississip...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Ben May Charitable Trust; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:059). Forms part of the Ben May Charitable Trust Collection of Mississippi Photogra... more

The Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion Theatre, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was designed by John Gaisford and one of the first theaters in the area to be built mainly for showing movies

The Paramount Theatre, opened in 1918 as the Marion Theatre, in Clarks...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. During the 1930s, the Marion was acquired by the Saenger Amusements chain, which renamed the theater the Paramount Theatre. In 1986, t... more

The old The Marion Theatre opened in 1918 in Clarksdale, Mississippi and was designed by John Gaisford as one of the first theatres in the area to be built mainly for showing movies

The old The Marion Theatre opened in 1918 in Clarksdale, Mississippi a...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. By 1931, the Marion Theatre was acquired by the Saenger Amusements chain, which renamed the theatre to the Paramount. It continued to ... more

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Exterior details of the historic Paramount Theatre built in 1927 in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Exterior details of the historic Paramount Theatre built in 1927 in As...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Details of the Paramount theatre on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Historic Paramount Theatre built in 1927 in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Historic Paramount Theatre built in 1927 in Asbury Park, New Jersey

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2017; (DLC/PP-2016:103-8). Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Significance: The Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. It was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of nu... more

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