Breeze Theater

1638 Point Breeze Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA 19145

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The Breeze Theater was opened in 1911. It was redesigned by architect Charles F. Schaef in 1922. The Breeze Theater was closed in 1953.

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cjschaef on January 17, 2007 at 4:19 pm

Charles F. Schaef 1887 – 1972. Studied architecture in Paris. Worked with John T. Brugger and Robert M. Little. Architect for St. Aloysius parish at 26th and Reed streets, dedicated in 1924.

kencmcintyre on May 13, 2010 at 5:41 pm

Probably still demolished.

RickB on August 30, 2012 at 6:30 pm

A South Philly Review story calls this the Point Breeze Theatre, and says that it was known as “the big theater with the little entrance.”

TheALAN on June 4, 2014 at 10:30 am

The Breeze Theatre did open in 1911 but architect Charles F. Schaef (1887-1972) only appears as the architect for a makeover in 1922. There seems to be no information on the original 1911 architect.

Oh yeh, it’s still demolished!

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