Is Boyd Theatre Site the Key to Future Apartment Tower?

The site of the historic Boyd Theatre has been back in the news recently. Pearl Properies, who acquired the former movie palace at 1908 Chestnut […]


Partial Boyd Demo Recommended By Committee

The latest from Inga Saffron’s live tweeting of the hardship committee hearing on the Boyd Theater: Philly committee recommends demo of Boyd theater, last golden […]

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Breaking: Caped Preservation Crusader Offers to Buy the Boyd

Inga Saffron reports that “an anonymous donor has come forward and offered to purchase the theater on behalf of a preservation-minded non-profit.” The Boyd Theatre, […]


Morning Headlines: 84 Percent Endorse iPic’s Plan for the Boyd

Yesterday, Philly mag conducted a poll that asked the question: “Is it time to tear down the Boyd?” A startling 84 percent of respondents said, “Yes, […]


Is It Time to Tear Down the Boyd Theater?

This is the old Boyd Theater on the 1900 block of Chestnut Street. The once-glorious Art Deco movie theater has been dormant since 2002 and […]