Broadway Theater District in Downtown Los Angeles
is the first and largest historic theater district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With twelve movie palaces located along a six-block stretch of Broadway, it is the only large concentration of movie palaces left in the United States
.Stretching for six blocks from Third to Ninth Streets along South Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, the district includes 12 movie theatres built between 1910 and 1931. By 1931, the district had the highest concentration of cinemas in the World
, with seating capacity for more than 15,000 patrons.