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The Metro

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I love these old theater marquees – again, we built beautiful things when we cared about how things were built. Look at the detail.   This is the Metro Theatre in San Francisco.

The Metro

Written by sorrentolens

June 19, 2010 at 8:45 pm

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  1. I lived there when the New Mission theatre still showed movies: finally closed in 93 or so. Broke my heart. One of the last old Art Deco theatres. There was also the Roxie on 16th and Valencia, which I think shut down. On 24th, there’s the St. Francis Creamery. Hasn’t been remodeled since the 40’s, at least it hadn’t been when I lived there. I think they still pull an old fashioned soda.

    I’m a young man with an old man’s memories.

    Check it out.


    June 19, 2010 at 9:15 pm

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