Plaza Theater

4765 Liberty Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Plaza Theatre as it is now, a Starbucks.

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The Plaza Theater in Pittsburgh is closed and is now a Starbucks. Any further information on the Plaza Theater would be appreciated.

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SusanD on September 22, 2008 at 10:27 am

I remember coming here as a teenager. It must have closed around the late 1990s.

SusanD on September 26, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Actually, I remember seeing “Pulp Fiction” here when I was 17.

71dude on April 20, 2009 at 12:49 am

Photos from June 1981 and Feb. 1987:
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kencmcintyre on January 17, 2010 at 2:54 am

At least they didn’t tear it down.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 2, 2011 at 9:41 pm

A photo and floor plan of the Plaza Theatre appeared in the August, 1920, issue of the professional journal Architecture. It can be seen online here, courtesy of the Internet Archive. The caption attributes the design of the Plaza Theatre to architect Harry S. Bair, who also designed Pittsburgh’s Regent Theatre.

James_Slick on May 25, 2013 at 7:26 pm

At some point (70s-80s) It became a 2 screen. The last Movie I saw there was an awfull “Nightmare on Elm St.” I forgot which on but it was “3D” and of course really bad =)

RSM3853 on June 28, 2014 at 11:15 am

The Plaza was DARK for many years. It was reopened in December 1979 with “Roller Boogie.”

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