Tower Theatre (Sacramento, California)
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The theater was designed by California theater architect William B. David in the Streamline Moderne style of architecture. The original owner was Joseph Blumenfeld, a second generation theatre owner. At the time, there was only one movie screen. The first movie shown was Algiers. The theatre was renovated in 1972 and divided into a three screen cinema.
They were bought by the Reading International theater chain in 1998, who, upgraded the theater in 2012 with digital projectors. In 2016, it was sold to an endowment fund as a long term investment. In 2013, Tower Theater was designated a National Historic Landmark.Template:Dubious
- Sacramento Register of Historic & Cultural Resources City of Sacramento Listings of LANDMARKS HISTORIC DISTRICTS &CONTRIBUTING RESOURCES Ordinances August 2015
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