Posts Tagged ‘Friends of the Boyd’

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

Fate In Balance, Historical Commission To Hear Boyd Theater Case Friday

March 13, 2014  |  News

Preservation advocates had hoped an anonymous donor's offer to purchase the historic Boyd Theater would save its stunning Art Deco auditorium. But iPic Theaters has continued to fight for its plan to install eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant in the building > more

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

Last Minute Reprieve For Boyd Theater?

February 21, 2014  |  Buzz

An anonymous local foundation has offered to match a $4.5 million bid from developers who propose to replace the theater's Art Deco interior with eight movie screens and an Italian restaurant > more

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

Hollywood Ending For Boyd Looks Unlikely As Case Goes Before Hardship Committee Tomorrow

January 27, 2014  |  News

Christopher Mote reports on arguments for and against granting the prospective developer of the Boyd the right to demolish the movie palace's historic art deco auditorium. The case will be reviewed Tuesday by the hardship committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission > more

Rally To Save The Boyd Tuesday

Rally To Save The Boyd Tuesday

December 6, 2013  |  Buzz

With a cinema chain's proposal to redevelop the Boyd Theater by destroying its epic art deco auditorium, the Friends of the Boyd will host a public rally to save the theater on Tuesday, December 10, at 11:30AM > more

Movie Complex Proposed For Boyd Theater Would Restore Facade, Demolish Auditorium

Movie Complex Proposed For Boyd Theater Would Restore Facade, Demolish Auditorium

October 3, 2013  |  News

iPic, a Florida-based operator of luxury theater and restaurant complexes, is seeking a hardship ruling from the Historical Commission that would allow the company to tear down the Boyd's beloved Art Deco auditorium > more