Royal Theater For Sale!

 

Photo: Rachel Hildebrandt

  • Naked Philly reports that the Royal Theater, on the 1500 block of South Street, is for sale. Kenny Gamble’s Universal Companies has held on to the historic 1919 venue for the past dozen years, failing to deliver a promised restoration and reuse for the property, instead letting it (and the adjacent three lots) languish and further impede on Graduate Hospital’s revitalization.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.



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