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[Forrest Theatre prior to demolition for the construction of the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company building at the southeast corner of Broad and Sansom streets, Philadelphia ]
View of the old Forrest Theatre on Broad Street at night shortly before being razed to be replaced by the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company building. Spectators watch as laborers, mainly African American men, dismantle and remove building materials through a large hole in the side of the theatre. Signs for "Removal Sale" and "Drugs" are visible on the front of the building. Signage on the upper story window advertises "U.T.A United Tourist Agencies Travel Bureau." The Forrest Theatre, built in 1907, was Philadelphia's leading musical theater until its demolition in 1927., Title supplied by cataloguer., Inscribed in negative: 1501, Part of digital collections catalog through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.