Plaza Theater

3734471c
The Plaza Theater at 4765 Liberty Avenue, showing children waiting to attend a performance. Movie posters flank the ticket booth with their notices of films featuring "Charlie Chan at the Olympics," "Emperor's Candlesticks" with Luise Ranier and William Powell and Hal Roach's "Nobody's Baby". The theater, built circa 1905, features a Mansard roof, terra cotta tile, and tin ceilings inside. By 2003 the theater had been renovated to accommodate a restaurant and a Starbucks coffee shop.
August 1st, 1937
Location
Bloomfield
Address
4765 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
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Source
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Original URL
Subjects
Bloomfield (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Liberty Avenue (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Plaza Theatre (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Theaters--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Advertising--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Children--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Identifier
715.3734471.CP
Rights
Public Domain - Anybody may use this photo for any purpose
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  • Jo almost 10 years ago

    The Plaza Theater is actually several blocks closer to the Hospital that is shown in the picture.

  • Dane almost 10 years ago

    Jo, I've tagged it now so now it's in the right spot.

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