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Howard Haas

(1956-57 photo courtesy of Friends of the Boyd, Inc.)

Preservation Group Drops Appeal Of Demolition Of Interior Of Boyd Theater

The parties who were at odds recently over the future of the landmark Theater have had a meeting of the minds on trying to save original Art Deco artifacts on the inside.

04/04/2014

(1956-57 photo courtesy of Friends of the Boyd, Inc.)

At 11th-Hour, Anonymous Donor Offers To Purchase Boyd Theater

An unnamed ‘charitable foundation’ has pledged a willingness to buy the historic Boyd Theater, with the intent of preserving the old movie palace.

02/21/2014

(Protesters took advantage of the former Boyd Theatre's massive marquee on a snowy December day to stage their demonstration opposing the historic site's demolition.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Development Plan For Historic Center City Movie House Divides Neighbors

Opponents of the plan, chanting “Save the Boyd,” braved the snow to rally around saving the entire theatre rather than just the façade.

12/10/2013

Artist Rendering of iPic Theater at the Boyd. (credit: iPic Entertainment)

Preservationists Go To Bat Again To Preserve Historic Boyd Theater

A movie theater company wants to restore the facade of the boarded-up Boyd Theater in Philadelphia to its original 1928 splendor – but demolish the interior – and install an 8-screen complex.

11/13/2013