Warner, West Chester PA to be hotel

From Philadelphia, Howard Haas shares the link to the Sunday February 26, 2012
Philadelphia Inquirer article on the redo of West Chester’s former Warner Theatre for a hotel. Howard states that the facade & lobby’s grand stairs will be part of a hotel, but sadly the magnificent auditorium of the former Rapp & Rapp designed Art Deco movie palace was demolished in the 1980s. The marquee & vertical sign were also then removed. Click on photo 3 for the staircase


  1. Gary Parks

    Supposedly there is a Photo 3, which shows the staircase. I see Photo 1, but beats me if there’s a way to access Photo 2, let alone 3. No arrows, no numbers…nothing. Poor website graphics strike again.
    Any clues, folks?

  2. Gary, the stair case can be seen in better detail in the Inquirer but perhaps the photo will be sufficient
    It is ornate but not a huge grand staircase.

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