Discussion on the worth of re-doing the Westmont. Mel Evans photo for AP

Is the Westmont N.J.Theatre worth restoring?

Discussion on the worth of re-doing the Westmont. Mel Evans photo for AP

From Philadelphia, THS member Howard B. Haas shares this Philadelphia Inquirer (registration is free) July 31, 2012 article about a closed historic movie theater in South Jersey, the Westmont which was built in 1927.

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/new_jersey/20120731_Kevin_Riordan__Is_the_Westmont_Theatre_worth_restoring_.html

More information here: http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/2685

One Comment

  1. Jim Kastner

    About 25 years ago, a friend of a friend gave me 2 amber-colored glass wall sconce shades. He lived in Philadelphia, PA at the time. He said they came from a movie theatre in South Jersey. I wonder if it was the WESTMONT? I still have them. They have been in a box in my basement for 25 years and in excellent condition.

    Jim Kastner
    Author of WHERE THE MOVIES PLAYED IN DOWNTOWN PITTSBURG(H)
    THSA
    Murrysville, PA

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