Name: Merced Theatre
Site Number: #171
Date Visited: 03/21/2015
Other Designation: National Historic Site (#NPS-72000231)
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 474-498 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Coordinates34.0562443,-118.2397194
Websitewww.laconvervancy.org

Description: 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.monument.