Rivoli Theater

South 52nd Street at Sansom Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19139

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kencmcintyre on January 12, 2010 at 6:07 am

Here is a photo circaa 1960s from the Irvin Glazer theater collection:

kencmcintyre on May 8, 2009 at 4:58 pm

Not a great photo, but the Rivoli marquee can be seen on the right. Date is 1950.

Powers6 on November 2, 2008 at 1:18 pm

The thing I remember about the Rivoli was that the marquee displayed odd, home made looking wooden letters that slid into wooden tracks. By the 1960’s from the street the theater looked lost and old fashoned among the other 52nd street houses. Even the closed ones!