331 McKean Avenue,
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It was a quaint little theater where you went in the Monongahela Valley to see a movie if you didn’t feel like driving 25 miles to the nearest larger theaters in Greensburg, Uniontown or West Mifflin. Opened as the Opera House in 1895, it was renamed Coyle Theater by 1920. Alterations were made in 1922 and again in 1934. It was restored and reopened in the 1980’s but was later closed.
There is currently a crusade underway to help restore the theater by the Mid Mon Valley Cultural Trust. First they must raise $65,000 to own the building and then anticipate a cost of at least $2 million to restore it. They would like to have live shows and movies take place there as well as have a community cultural center.
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