One of San Francisco's finest and best-loved repertory cinemas, this movie palace was built in 1922. It became a registered landmark 55 years later, giving it the protection it deserves. These days it's a dream space of classical murals and rare old film posters, with ceilings that shimmer with gold and films introduced to the strains of a Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.
|Venue name:||Castro Theatre||Contact:|
429 Castro St
|Cross street:||at Market St|
|Transport:||Metro to Castro/streetcar F/ Bus 24, 35, 37|
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