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Pepperama commented about Globe Theatre on Feb 24, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Not sure if there may have been 2 Globe Theaters since this 5901 Market Street address doesn’t appear to match up with the corresponding photos and other documents which show a Globe Theater at the NE corner of Market & Juniper (the 1300 block of Market) directly across from City Hall in Center City.

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Pepperama commented about Symphony Theatre on Dec 15, 2015 at 8:13 pm

Here is a link to a night time photo showing the huge electrical sign above the theater.

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Pepperama commented about Muse Theatre on May 6, 2014 at 10:18 am

Here’s a great color shot from the 50’s taken from the Huntington Library site:

http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15150coll2/id/8656/rec/1

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Pepperama commented about Gem Theatre on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:50 am

Here is a shot of the Gem from the Pneumonic Plague Outbreak of 1924-25 Archives at UC-Berkeley.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf3z09p3qm/?brand=oac4

The Gem is directly below the Coca-Cola sign in the background. If you zoom in close enough you will see a small sign saying “GEM” with the letter “E” obscured by a utility pole. The word Theatre appears underneath as well.