Westmont Theatre in today’s Philadelphia Inqurier

May 5, 2011

In today’s edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer is a story on the recent historic grant awarded to the Westmont Theatre. ┬áSee below for an excerpt from the story. To read the entire piece click on the words “Haddon Avenue” in the last line.

“Coming soon to the Westmont Theatre: A $50,000 grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust.

The money will help pay for the first comprehensive study of the physical condition and redevelopment potential of the vacant building, among the largest commercial structures on Haddon Avenue…”

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Haddon Twp replacing theatre sidewalk

October 6, 2009

A few years back the front sidewalk bilco door, which leads to one of the theatre’s basements, began to cave in. The concrete around the door started breaking away and water, dirt, trash and probably rodents were able to get in more easily. Today the township removed the damaged section of the sidewalk and tamped down the dirt in preparation for pouring new concrete later this week.

Westmont Theatre sidewalk

Westmont Theatre sidewalk

Cleaned up sidewalk ready for new concrete

Cleaned up sidewalk ready for new concrete