Fig Garden Village
Fresno, CA, USA
Exterior of building. This theater was built as a twin in the 1970's
by Lippert Theaters. It was sold to Festival Enterprises (later dissolved
into Mann Theaters) who added two screens in the late 1970's. In 2000,
Signature Theaters purchased and closed all of Mann's Fresno area locations.
This theater closed on April 7, 2000. In April 2003, the theater was leased
by Live Light Enterprises of Fresno, who is in the process of converting
it into a live venue.
View of entrance to auditorium 1, one of the> original two auditoriums.
The part where the wall comes out into the lobby is the booth for this
Another shot showing the back part of the lobby. The concession
stand was located in the middle of the lobby.
Close-up of the center of the back wall of the lobby. Restrooms
are located here, the door to the left is a janitor's closet which also
has a staircase leading up to the booths for screens 2 and 3, the workbench
and manager's office.
Doorway to the booth for screen #1, located just inside the entrance
to the auditorium. Only the booths for the original two screens can be
accessed from the auditoriums.
View of booth #1 from just inside the doorway. The staircase at the
far end of the picture leads up to the other booths and workbench. Originally,
> another entrance to this booth where that staircase is.
View of booth #1 facing the door. (Booth #4 is a mirror image of this
Another view of booth #1, showing portholes and sound rack.
Closeup of sound rack.
Staircase connecting booth #1 to rest of building.
Hallway leading to upstairs area. (I have attempted to show how the
booths were connected up when the two screens were added. It is kind of
cool how they connected opposite ends of the theater through a series of
staircases and hallways.)
View at the end of the hallway. The room shown here was the booth for
screen #2. The wall has been opened up to allow for theatrical lighting.
View of former splicing area and hallway leading to booth #4.
This was the manager's office.
This is the landing at the top of the staircase located in the janitor's
closet. The room seen at the far end of the picture was the booth for screen
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