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Royal Theatre

1988 Photo from the John Lewis collection.
1524-34 South St
Philadelphia PA

Closed National Register 1980
Record #21290  
 Opened: 1920
 Closed: 1970
 Current Use:
Capacity: 1200 seats
Architect(s): Frank E Hahn
Architectural Style(s):
National Register: 1980    Bldg # 80003619
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Demolition of the building began in early 2017 except for the facade, for which the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia owns an easement. The Royal's facade will be incorporated into any new development on the site.

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September 1988 photos from the John Lewis collection.

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Last featured 11/15/2002. Last edited 3/31/2020.

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