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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Rolls of carpet have replaced reels of film in a former Highland Park movie house

It’s been a long time since anyone has watched a film at the Franklin Theatre in Highland Park. The former Figueroa Street movie house near Avenue 55 closed decades ago and the building it once occupied is now home to MP Carpet Service. While the seats and projector have been ripped out and the auditorium cut into separate spaces, faded wall murals and even a strip of stage curtain still hover over giant rolls and scraps of carpet. Read more in Home & History.



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