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Media Theater for the Performing Arts (State Theater)
One of Philadelphia's principal movie theater designers shifted from their usual urbane Moderne designs to an elegant brick and limestone Adamesque facade to fit into the architectural calm of this middle-American town. The revival of the architecture of the early republic denotes the continuing interest in history inspired by the nation's recent sesquicentennial. Restored in the 1980s, the building now serves as a community repertory theater.
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