A.B.C. Theatre

3321 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Pioneer Philadelphia movie exhibitor Marcus A. Benn opened the A.B.C. Theatre in 1913. It was located in a former stable that was converted into a theater by architects Anderson & Haupt. The house was located in the University Park neighborhood, and its site is now part of a parking facility for the surrounding campuses.

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TheALAN
TheALAN on January 12, 2014 at 7:28 pm

According to PAB, the team of Anderson & Haupt consisted of Julius J. Anderson, an architect and Max Haupt, an engineer. Any other details about the A.B.C. Theatre would be most appreciated!

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