The Vogue Theater

The Vogue Theater is a historic movie theater in downtown Chula Vista, California. It was designed by the Architect Frank Hope Jr. in 1943, and opened on January 19, 1945. The theater is a poured in place concrete building and seats 825. Due to its configuration and stage, the theater has been a venue for several Chula Vista and San Diego political debates by the likes of former San Diego City Mayor Roger Hedgecock, and current Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox.[1]

The Vogue Theater
AddressChula Vista, California
United States
Coordinates32°38′37″N 117°04′52″W / 32.64373°N 117.08117°W / 32.64373; -117.08117Coordinates: 32°38′37″N 117°04′52″W / 32.64373°N 117.08117°W / 32.64373; -117.08117
OpenedJanuary 19, 1945
ArchitectFrank Hope Jr. / Amorphica Design Research Office

The Vogue Theater operated as a single screen theater for 61 until it closed in 2006.[2] The Vogue Theater was denominated as historical resource by the City for Chula Vista in 2011. On February 20, 2014, Amorphica Design Research Office received permits by the City of Chula Vista to restore and renovate The Vogue Theater back to its original state with other uses to the building. [3][4]


  1. ^ Hawk, J.D. (2006-06-23). "Would-Be Leaders Fight at the Theatre". Archived from the original on 2012-04-29. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  2. ^ Mannes, Tanya (2006-07-22). "It's curtains for landmark in downtown Chula Vista". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  3. ^ Farnsworth, Vincent; Feb. 22; 2014. "Big plans for Chula Vista's Vogue Theater". Retrieved 2020-02-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Sampite-Montecalvo, Allison (2014-03-06). "CONSTRUCTION, REOPENING, PLANNED FOR VOGUE THEATER". Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2020-02-03.

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