Vancouver’s Hollywood Theatre stands proud against possible closure

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When the Hollywood Theatre opened in 1935, its billboard might have been Vancouver’s first permanently attached neon sign.

The art deco theatre, located at 3123 West Broadway — a mere four bus stops away from campus on the 99 — is listed on the city’s heritage register. But its original wrought iron seats and its ticket machine, one of a few in North America still in working condition, might not be enough to prevent the current owner from turning it into a fitness centre.

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