Bromley Theatre

5810 Old York Road,
Philadelphia, PA 19141

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HowardBHaas on December 13, 2008 at 6:55 pm

I went by it today. A business, retail perhaps, is going inside. Workers were on the roof doing something.

kencmcintyre on December 13, 2008 at 6:26 pm

You can still see the Bingo sign on Google. Status should be closed.

Here is an item from Boxoffice magazine, February 1955:

Harold Eskin is not going to operate the Bromley after April, and the theater is scheduled for conversion to a dance hall.

kencmcintyre on June 21, 2008 at 6:50 pm

Here is a 5/23/52 photo from the same source as the one on 1/14/08. The photo was mistakenly placed on the Byrd Theater page.

raymondgordonsears on January 15, 2008 at 5:39 am

The building is empty once again and for rent. A BINGO business was the last to operate out of the theater. rg

kencmcintyre on January 14, 2008 at 9:33 pm

Here is an expanded view of Chuck’s thumbnail of 4/2/05, from the PAB site. The photo is from the Irvin Glazer collection:

HowardBHaas on November 30, 2006 at 12:23 pm

I think it was a medical center for awhile. Now, it is a Bingo hall, and the marquee says bingo. I went inside, but the ceilings had been lowered, so there was very little to see of interest.

HowardBHaas on February 19, 2006 at 4:13 pm

Yes, the building survives. You can see the exterior of the auditorium from outside.