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etwilson commented about We're switching to Apple Maps on Apr 16, 2019 at 8:14 am

When I search by my zipcode, it just returns every single theater in the US.

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etwilson commented about Roxian Theatre on Jan 8, 2018 at 1:38 pm

New plans for the Roxian to be a music venue:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/west/2018/01/04/Roxian-Theatre-McKees-Rocks-renovation-Community-Development-Corp-John-Pergal/stories/201801050034

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etwilson commented about Hollywood Theatre on Nov 10, 2017 at 11:47 am

Sadly the latest StreetView image of the address now shows a vacant lot where the theater used to be so this listing should be changed to “Demolished”

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etwilson commented about Regent Square Theater on Aug 12, 2017 at 7:28 am

The Regent Square is (hopefully) temporarily closed right now (Aug 2017) due to technical and financial issues. Here’s an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on the topic:

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2017/08/11/Regent-Square-Theater-closed-community-fund-raising-steering-committee-Pittsburgh-Filmmakers/stories/201708110124

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etwilson commented about Penn Hills Cinemas on Feb 26, 2017 at 3:17 pm

Short article about the theater which is definately still open: http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/February-2017/Pittsburgh-Flicks-and-Nightlife-in-February/?platform=hootsuite

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etwilson commented about Cinedome 8 on Dec 20, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Looks like it’s demolished on StreetView

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etwilson commented about Blackstone Theatre on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:29 am

Looks like the building has been demolished as of July 2016

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etwilson commented about Forum Theater on Aug 21, 2016 at 4:14 pm

If the site is where the Ben & Jerry’s/Bagel Factory is now then the address should be 5885 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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etwilson commented about Fiesta Theatre on Aug 21, 2016 at 4:04 pm

The zip code is wrong for this. It should be 15222

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etwilson commented about Brighton Theater on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:15 pm

Here’s (http://goo.gl/maps/wO7g) the correct street view of the building which is definitely on Brighton Place.

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etwilson commented about Park Theater on Jun 20, 2010 at 9:14 am

There’s an article about this theater and its owner in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette today.

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etwilson commented about Palace Theater on Aug 3, 2008 at 4:29 pm

This map from 1929 shows a “Palace Theatre” on the 300 block of Forbes Ave (Diamond St) between Wood and Smithfield.

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etwilson commented about Triangle Theatre on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:09 pm

Shot of the Triangle from 1943:
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etwilson commented about Kenyon Theater on Dec 19, 2007 at 12:55 pm

The street corner that this theater was on, Federal and Eire, doesn’t even exist anymore. The whole street grid in Pittsburgh’s Allegheny Center area was demolished and re-arranged in the sixties during an urban renewal project. As far as I can tell, the site of the Kenyon would be right in the middle of N. Commons drive.

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etwilson commented about Park Theatre on Jan 22, 2007 at 10:50 am

The Park was torn down somewhere around 1970 to make room for an office building call “1776 On The Green”.

Here are some pictures of that office building.
http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=124391

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etwilson commented about Morristown Triplex Cinema on Jan 22, 2007 at 10:34 am

I went to this theater for years in the seventies and early eighties. The last movie that I remember seeing there was Star Trek II which was 1982 but I think that it ran for a few years after that.

Also the Park was not demolished for a “freeway” but for an office building/hotel complex.