Capitol Theatre

722-24 Market Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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The Capitol Theatre opened in 1919 with a seating listed at 562. Paul Henon is listed as the architect. After the theatre closed in 1954 it was converted to retail use. It was an Army-Navy Store and later converted to M & H Sports. By 2011, it had become a dental practice & a martial arts centre.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on January 16, 2008 at 7:21 am

Here is a 1921 photo from the PAB site, specifically from the Irvin Glazer collection:
http://tinyurl.com/2jes6e

TheALAN
TheALAN on March 21, 2014 at 11:12 pm

On original documents, the spelling is CAPITAL THEATRE. The building originally had five stories but has since been reduced to three. Also, the building now has a modern fa├žade.

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