Locations of the Academy Awards Ceremony

Ceremony Year(s) Location of the Ceremony
1st 1929 Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
2nd – 14th 1930 – 1942 Alternated between the Ambassador Hotel and Biltmore Hotel
15th – 18th 1943 – 1946 Grauman's Chinese Theater
19th – 20th 1947 – 1948 Shrine Auditorium
21st 1949 Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Melrose Ave. theater
22nd – 32nd 1950 – 1960 RKO Pantages Theater
33rd – 40th 1961 – 1968 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
41st – 59th 1969 – 1987 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of L.A. County
60th – 61st 1988 – 1989 Shrine Auditorium
62nd 1990 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of L.A. County
63rd 1991 Shrine Auditorium
64th – 66th 1992 – 1994 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of L.A. County
67th 1995 Shrine Auditorium
68th 1996 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of L.A. County
69th – 70th 1997 – 1998 Shrine Auditorium
71st 1999 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center of L.A. County
72nd 2000 Shrine Auditorium
73rd 2001 Shrine Auditorium
74th 2002 Kodak Theatre
75th 2003 Kodak Theatre
76th 2004 Kodak Theatre
77th 2005 Kodak Theatre
78th 2006 Kodak Theatre
79th 2007 Kodak Theatre
80th 2008 Kodak Theatre
81st 2009 Kodak Theatre
82nd 2010 Kodak Theatre
83rd 2011 Kodak Theatre
84th 2012 Hollywood and Highland Center Theatre (temporarily renamed from Kodak Theatre)
85th 2013 Dolby Theatre (renamed from Hollywood and Highland Center Theatre)
85th 2014 Dolby Theatre
85th 2015 Dolby Theatre
86th 2016 Dolby Theatre

Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences