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CHL No. 171 Merced Theatre - Los Angeles


NO. 171 MERCED THEATRE - The Merced Theatre, erected in 1870 on North Main Street next to the Pico House, was the first building built expressly for theatrical purposes in Los Angeles. It was built by William Abbot, a cabinetmaker, and named in honor of his wife Merced Garcia.


El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, 420 Main St, Los Angeles
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NO. 171 MERCED THEATRE - Private Plaque