Friday, February 19, 2010

Historic Theatre Tour: The Academy & The Fox in Inglewood

From the L.A. Historic Theatre Foundation...

Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation ( ) presents

All About The Academy &

Save the Fox Inglewood

An overview of Inglewood’s Historic Theatres and a tour of the Academy & Fox

Saturday, February 20,

10:30 am; Doors open at 10:00 am (note time change)

Free Admission – The Public is Invited

The Academy Cathedral

3141 W Manchester Blvd. (at Crenshaw)

Inglewood CA 90305

Parking available behind the Cathedral

For directions to The Academy, click here:

Inglewood and its historic theatres are Topic A for the LAHTF’s next All About docu-tour as we take close-up looks at The Academy (1939 S. Charles Lee) and the Fox Inglewood(1949 S. Charles Lee and Carl Moeller). We will also take a brief photographic tour of Inglewood’s other historic theatres. Many thanks to the Inglewood Historic Site Preservation Committee.


Here’s a brief look at the Fox Inglewood on the LAHTF YouTube channel.

Here’s one for The Academy:


DANGER! This incredible cultural resource is up for sale at auction and faces an uncertain future.

Click here for photos and details:

LEARN how you can become involved in a grass roots community drive to preserve, restore and rehabilitate the Fox as a multi-purpose entertainment and special events venue.

TOUR – The Academy and get a sneak peek of the fabulous Fox Inglewood!

SEE – Theatre Historian Ed Kelsey’s PowerPoint presentations on Inglewood Historic Theatres, The Academy and the Fox.

HIDDEN IS REVEALED – Discover for yourself two iconic and seldom seen buildings.

PARTICIPATE! – Join with the LAHTF and the folks in Inglewood to save and use an incredible historic theatre.

For more information about The Academy:

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