North Philadelphia's Uptown Theater To Be Renovated In Two PhasesThere's a sound coming from the Uptown Theater that's bringing back memories of the greats who once performed there.
Renovations Begin At North Philadelphia's Historic 'Uptown' TheatreThe art deco-styled theatre opened its doors in 1929. It started out as a movie theatre, and by the 1960s it was the crown jewel of Philadelphia's black entertainment scene.

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