De Anza Theatre

4225 Market Street,
Riverside, CA 92501

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Additional Info

Previously operated by: Fox West Coast Theatres

Architects: Simeon Charles Lee

Functions: Retail

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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De Anza Theatre exterior

The De Anza Theatre was opened by Hunt Theatres/Fox West Coast Theatres on June 6, 1939 with Henry Fonda in “Young Mr. Lincoln”. It was closed in 1981 playing Treat Williams in “Prince of the City”.

Contributed by William Gabel

Recent comments (view all 25 comments)

emathis on May 9, 2007 at 4:37 pm

I was there for the last show in 1981. The movie was “Prince of the City”. The manager gave me the one sheet as a souvenir.

monika on July 10, 2007 at 10:47 am

Here’s a recent picture:
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monika on March 25, 2009 at 3:47 pm

Posting to get this theatre back on my “notifications” list….

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Joe Vogel on April 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm

The De Anza Theatre opened June 6, 1939, according to the June 10 issue of Boxoffice. The first feature was “Young Mr. Lincoln.”

monika on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm

Here is a May 2009 photo I took of the De Anza, with its new paint job!
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joshvs on March 26, 2012 at 9:50 pm

I saw Fast Times at Ridgemont High here. I heard that Sex Pistols played here?

gregorasputin on April 25, 2012 at 10:17 am

some shots I did a geotagged of the De Anza Theater

gregorasputin on April 25, 2012 at 10:19 am

Another shot from Last year

DavidZornig on June 27, 2017 at 8:08 pm

1974 Riverside Christmas Parade photo added courtesy of Jason Rosenthal‎.

nixols on August 12, 2017 at 12:12 pm

Here’s a visit with the guy who took apart the De Anza theater and made it into a store in the 1970s.

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