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The back wall has been obliterated, the chain link fence removed. I’ve written about the demolition of The Royal Theater before, this is all that remains. It will soon be gone and sadly forgotten. One more photo behind the cut.
I am mournful to report the obliteration of another piece of Philadelphia’s past. The Royal Theater on 15th and South was built in 1919, and showcased African American entertainers. While it may not be as historically significant as the city’s other gems, it was … Continue reading
On Saturday, The City of Philadelphia temporarily closed off some of their streets allowing people to bike, run, and walk.
I was digging through a dusty 4-drawer filing cabinet in my studio when I came upon this catalog for a sadly gone but not forgotten store — Rocketships & Accessories!