Bridesburg Theater

2747 Bridge Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19137

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Opening Day at the Bridesburg Theater 1913

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The Bridesburg Theater opened in 1913. In 1929 the name was changed to the Elm Theater. In 1932 the name was changed back to the Bridesburg Theater. About a year later the theater closed.

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kencmcintyre on January 2, 2010 at 12:02 pm

This theater has been demolished.

TheALAN on December 24, 2013 at 7:52 pm

The Bridesburg Theater was a victim of the Great Depression and closed in 1933. The theater was purchased by the Rohm & Haas Company and converted to a company gymnasium in 1942. The building was demolished in 1967 and is now a well manicured lawn adjacent to Dow Chemical Company parking lots. (Dow Chemical bought Rohm & Haas in 2009).

TheALAN on December 24, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Can anyone add additional info? Any newspaper clippings, photos, anything? Please share and thanks!

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