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Architect: Alex B. Rosenthal
First Opened: 9th April 1924 (97 years ago)
Reopened: 6th March 2008
Telephone: (805) 899-2222
The Granada Theatre is Santa Barbara’s oldest standing movie palace and the tallest building in the city. Opened in May 1924, the Granada famously survived the devastating earthquake of 1925. A major renovation took place in the early 2000s, and in 2008 the theatre reopened as the destination for large-scale touring productions, and the new home for multiple Santa Barbara-resident companies including the Santa Barbara Symphony and Opera Santa Barbara.