Pike Theatre

Philadelphia Pike at Myrtle Avenue,
Claymont, DE 19703

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kencmcintyre on August 1, 2009 at 1:19 pm

This was in Boxoffice, June 1950:

Dock Edge has closed his Pike Theatre in Claymont, Del. because of loss of business resulting from reconstruction of Route 13.

offhollywood on April 17, 2011 at 4:22 am

Where exactly at that intersection was it? Darley Inn and the Claymont Stone School are both historic buildings so it wouldn’t have been on those corners. And I think Archmere’s been around awhile. Was it where the Food Lion is now? Although that’s the Darley Road side of Phila Pike, not the Myrtle.

I can’t imagine it lost business as early as 1950. It was right near Brookview Apartments, which was a huge complex in walking distance of the theater.

TheALAN on January 3, 2014 at 8:37 pm

An Exxon service station now stands where the Pike Theatre once stood.

TheALAN on January 3, 2014 at 9:02 pm

Does anyone have any photos? Also, who the architect was and in what style, and the dates it opened and closed? Please share. Thanks!

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