Admiral Theatre

2806 N. 5th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19133

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Admiral Theatre

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The Admiral opened in 1928, seating 1340. The theater was designed by the firm of Hodgens & Hill and was located on 5th Street near Somerset Street. The Palace Theatre was located on the same block. The Admiral closed in 1976, and is today home to a church.

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Coasterbear
Coasterbear on May 1, 2007 at 5:39 pm

I completely forgot about this theater. Yes I did attend it as a child and remembered seeing “Babes In Toyland” there!

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 31, 2008 at 8:54 pm

Here is a photo from the PAB site, Irvin Glazer collection. No date is given. The poor resolution is from the original source:
http://tinyurl.com/2h7wy4

TheALAN
TheALAN on June 2, 2014 at 9:16 am

In what style was this theater and who was the operator? Was this also a vaudeville theater?

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