The Burbank Theater opened in 1951 and was built by Cantin & Cantin, a father and son operation. It was [Read More]
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Built in 1904 (by David Jacks, the man that Monterey Jack cheese is named after, but that’s an entirely [Read More]
The Mexico Theater in San Jose probably holds the record for the most confusing history of a local theater. It [Read More]
Built in 1950 by Richard Borg and designed by Alexander Cantin, this theater was one of many theaters in San Jose [Read More]
Towne Theater now stands where Hester theater once stood. And the Hester was the first neighborhood theater in San [Read More]
The residents of San Jose certainly loved their theaters. They had large theaters in downtown San Jose, as well as [Read More]