1209 E. Chelten Avenue,
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Architects: Harvey Childs Hodgens
Firms: Hodgens & Hill
Previous Names: Allan Theatre
The Allan Theatre opened in 1920 seating 400. The theatre was located on E. Chelten Avenue. The architect listed for the theatre was Harvey C. Hodgens of Hodgens & Hill. It was given a redo in 1924 and was renamed Allen Theatre. The Allen Theatre closed on March 11, 1944 with Humphrey Bogart in “Crime School” & David Bruce in “She’s for Me”. It later became an appliance store.
According to the Philadelphia tax records today the building is used as a warehouse and is owned by the Chestnut Hill church.
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