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Cine Olimpia

Mexico City, Mexico
by Carlos Crombè

One of the first pioneer projects of what would eventually become the architectural program of the theaters-cinemas of the 1920’s in Mexico was the Olimpia Cinema (whose original construction dates 1916), re-opening its doors to the public on 1921. With a capacity of 4,000 seats, it hosted two..

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Commissioned to Architects Félix Nuncio and Manuel Fontanal in 1947, the Ópera Cinema was intended to reincarnate the peculiarities of Art Deco as part of the apogee of the Mexican Golden Age, involving its glory on each decorative feature -stairs, balconies, frames, doors, lamps and seats-. Its..

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Cine Lido

Mexico City, Mexico
by Charles S. Lee

Located today in the Hipódromo Condesa Neighborhood, the Lido Cinema was the first movie theatre located outside the city centre. Designed by architect Charles S. Lee, its was based on Art Deco style and designed to host approximately 1310 viewers. The architectural trends at the time gave to the..

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Cine Lindavista

Mexico City, Mexico
by Charles S. Lee

The Lindavista Cinema opened too in 1942. Built in a traditional monastery scheme, this cinematographic monument in the north of the city took advantage of its location in a corner, with a tall tower that stood up as an urban beacon above a roundabout and marquee where the ticket booth was held..

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Cine Continental

Mexico City, Mexico
by Felipe Cazals

The cinemas became a unique spectacle accessible to all audiences. Among all the memories, there were still those of the cinemas distinguished for their thematic. In 1958, the Continental cinema was opened with a capacity of 2350 seats that operated as an exhibition theatre for national and..

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