Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center - Simi Valley, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nbw4444
N 34° 16.288 W 118° 44.213
11S E 340105 N 3793621
Quick Description: Small theater located in a historic building hosting live performances, dance, music and visual arts.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2021 11:55:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM14EDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
On the corner of Los Angeles Avenue and Church Street, the Simi Valley Cultural Arts center is housed inside a building with loads of history.
When it was new in 1925, the building was a Methodist Church. In the years following that it served multiple purposes including a Jewish Synagogue, a private residence, a temporary high school and a mortuary.
In 1991 the City of Simi Valley purchased and renovated the historical landmark for $3.7 million for its current use; the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center which opened in 1995.
Much of it's original Greco-Roman architecture was preserved and it's easy to still see today the indicators of it's original use as as a Methodist Church.
Theater Name: Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center

Country: United States

Address:
3050 E Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA United States
93065


Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
*The Center functions as producing, presenting and rental house. Over 350 events take place at the Center every year. Events include musicals, concerts, craft fairs, arts exhibits, craft fairs, business meetings, and weddings. *(info from the City of Simi Valley website) https://www.simivalley.org/departments/community-services/cultural-arts-center/cultural-arts-center


Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: 1925

Architect/Designer: Unknown. Greco-Roman style architecture

Seating Capacity: 220

Stage Type: Not listed

Special Productions/Events/Festivals: Not listed

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