Imperial Theatre

921 N. 2nd Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19123

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kencmcintyre on July 24, 2009 at 5:03 pm

Here is an item in Boxoffice magazine, December 1951:

PHILADELPHIA-Albert J. Grosser, realtor, is negotiating with Warner Brothers for the purchase of five theaters here and the expectation is that the deal will be closed soon. The theaters involved are the Alhambra, Richmond, Uptown, Imperial in North Philadelphia and Imperial in West Philadelphia. Grosser said some of the theaters will be diverted to other uses. The sale would be made under the terms of the consent decree which called for 27 WB houses to be divested by January 4, 1952, another 27 by the same date in 1953 and a third 27 in one to five years from April 4, 1951.

kencmcintyre on January 21, 2008 at 5:35 pm

Here is a 1945 photo from the Philadelphia Architects & Buildings site, specifically from the Irvin Glazer collection: