Aldine Theatre

With all of the hubbub around the Boyd, let's take a look a another former theater a little farther East down Chestnut. The CVS on the southeast corner of 19th and Chestnut was formerly the Aldine Theater, 22 February 2014.

With all of the hubbub around the Boyd, let’s take a look at another former theater a little further east down Chestnut. The CVS on the southeast corner of 19th and Chestnut was formerly the Aldine Theatre later to be purchased by Sameric and operated as Sam’s Place until its shuttering in 1994, 22 February 2014.

The Aldine Theatre in 1928 advertising Al Jolson. Photo from the Philadelphia Department of Records archive, 02 October 1928.

The Aldine Theatre in 1928 advertising Al Jolson in the Singing Fool. Photo from the Philadelphia Department of Records archive, 02 October 1928.

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