Temple Theater

2845 Chartiers Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15204

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Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on September 10, 2012 at 10:47 am

Photo cited above by Joe Vogel: Boxoffice

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 22, 2009 at 6:44 pm

A photograph of the auditorium of the Temple Theatre appeared in the April 26, 1941, issue of Boxoffice magazine. The 750-seat house featured the first installation of black light illumination in the area. The walls were covered in a velour fabric printed with luminescent dyes in a pattern matching the theater’s carpet. The Art Moderne design of the Temple was the work of Pittsburgh architect Robert C. Bowers.