Temple Theater

2845 Chartiers Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15204

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Tinseltoes on September 10, 2012 at 6:47 pm

Photo cited above by Joe Vogel: Boxoffice

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Joe Vogel on July 23, 2009 at 2:44 am

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.