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Source: Cinema Treasures
The Ramona, which opened in 1929, was designed by the firm of Kohner & Payne, and closely resembled the Grand Riviera (or Riviera) which was designed by John Eberson (and has since been demolished). Like the Riviera, the Ramona had a domed hexagonal lobby, and its exterior was built to resemble an Italian palazzo. It could seat over 2000 in its auditorium. Competition from the nearby Warren Cinema caused business at the aging Ramona to fall off in the late 60s and early 70s, and it was closed not long after. It was used as a venue for rock concerts for several years, before being razed in early 1978.