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Boyd Theatre Project: Will Cecil Baker’s Design Redo Make the Grade?

It looks as though the long, winding saga of the redevelopment of the Boyd Theatre could soon come to an end. Well, what’s left of […]


Commission Approves Plan for Commercial Building Next to the Boyd Theatre

The Historical Commission gave its collective thumbs up to the plans for a new commercial encompassing 1900-06 Chestnut Street, adjacent to the former Boyd Theatre. Although […]


Headlines: Boyd Site to Get TargetExpress; Tower Request Withdrawn

Target, Tarjey, whatever you call it — at least one is coming to Center City. According to the Inquirer’s Jacob Adelman, Target spokesperson Erika Winkels has […]


Headlines: Historical Commission to Weigh In on Beige-y Boyd Plans

UPDATE (June 12, 2:45 p.m.): Inga Saffron tweeted the outcome from the meeting of the Historical Commission, who apparently ruled on the retail part of the […]


PHOTOS: A Look Inside the Boyd Theatre Post Demolition

Boyd Theatre, after. A 1920’s era movie palace from the inside out. #boydtheatre A photo posted by Meghan Baciu (@kodiax) on May 12, 2015 at […]


12-Story AQ Rittenhouse to Open Next Week With Jefferson Outpost, Charter School

Roughly 13 months after the project broke ground, AQ Rittenhouse will officially cut the ribbon and open its doors on Wednesday, May 13. The project […]


Coming to a (Boyd) Theater Near You: Apartments, Retail, or a Restaurant!

A photo posted by Leah Coonan (@leahcreation) on Mar 17, 2015 at 2:46pm PDT Since having demolition start on its auditorium last month, we bet […]


Demo Alert: You Can Now See Inside the Boyd Theatre

Demo has begun in earnest at the historic Boyd Theatre on the rear of the building on Sansom Street. Crews were on site Thursday afternoon […]

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Preservation Wire: It Looks Like the Boyd Theatre’s Art Deco Lobby Will Stay

Last week, we put you on to some interesting notices on the 1900 block of Chestnut Street in what could be the next step towards a 26-story […]