This is the 'Art Deco,' or 'Moderne' style of movie palace built during the rise of the motion picture industry. The Paramount, which opened on December 16, 1931, is the most ambitious theatre design of architect Timothy L. Pflueger. Restored in 1973, it has retained an exceptional unity of style. The theatre was also listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 8/14/73.
Registration Date: 5/9/1975
2025 Broadway, Oakland - plaque located at 475-21st St
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