Metropolitan Theater

4773 Liberty Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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A lower echelon neighborhood theater that mostly ran re-issues of cowboy and horror films. There was no marquee, but a flat Art Deco signboard above the box office. The interior included a small refreshment stand separated from the small auditorium by two wooden partitions. It closed in 1954 and was razed a year later.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 13, 2008 at 7:01 pm

From Boxoffice magazine, February 1955:

The Metropolitan Theater, in the Bloomfield district, is being converted into a storeroom.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 13, 2008 at 7:03 pm

It was converted into a storeroom in 1955 and the description claims that it was razed around 1955. That was a short lived storeroom.

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