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Author Glazer, Irvin R., 1922-1996.

Title Philadelphia theaters : a pictorial architectural history / Irvin R. Glazer.

Published Philadelphia : Athenaeum of Philadelphia ; New York : Dover Publications, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  725.822097481 GLAZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 90 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Notes Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 1994-Feb. 3, 1995, including its Irvin R. Glazer collection.
Includes index.
Summary In over 130 photographs and drawings, this superb book celebrates the architecture of Philadelphia's theaters from the candlelight and gaslight eras to the fabulous legitimate theaters and movie palaces of the 20th century, exploring the vigorous, often controversial role theaters played in the life of the city. Captions specify architect, seating capacity, architectural style and present status or demolition date.
Other author Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Subject Glazer, Irvin R., 1922-1996 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Athenaeum of Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Theater architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 20th century -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Theaters -- Decoration -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Exhibitions.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 0486278336 $11.95