Photographer Larry Underhill was hired by
the Los Angeles Conservancy to take photographs of the Valley Music Theatre immediately
prior to its demolition in 2006. The collection consists of forty-six silver gelatin
photographs taken by Underhill, as well as documentation of the theater designed by
Hawkins and Lindsey, Architects.
In 2006, Larry Underhill was hired by the Los Angeles Conservancy to take the last
pictures of the building before it was demolished by the wrecking ball in the fall of
2006, too late for the Conservancy to place the Valley Music Theatre before the
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The collection is open to research use.