National Register of Historic Places
Just when it looked like the Century Theater domes in San Jose were riding off into the sunset, here come the cavalry.
The fate of three 50-year-old movie theaters in San Jose will be reviewed Tuesday night by the city council as some city leaders argue they are buildings that don’t deserve to be spared from demolition.
Not many realize San Francisco’s oldest theater is located in the Bayview District. Built in 1888, the Bayview Opera House and Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre will undergo a $5.3 million renovation.
Opponents of the plan to build a new library in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood by demolishing the old one have sued to save a building on track for designation as an historic landmark.