Demolition of the Alhambra Theatre, Leicester Square, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA59540
Architect/DesignerMatcham, Frank (1854-1920)
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1912
Image Date1936
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMAL1427
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This photograph taken in December 1936 shows the demolition of the Moorish-style Alhambra Theatre and adjacent property to make way for the Odeon London flagship cinema, Odeon Leicester Square, completed in November 1937.

Subject tags

theatres, demolition, music halls