Item No: pdcc00130
Title: Where Opera-loving Philadelphians Hear the Best Operas, Old and New -
Additional Title: the Metropolitan Opera House at Broad and Poplar Streets.
Historic Street Address:
Broad & Poplar Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Halftone reproduction of original photograph.
Originally called the Philadelphia Opera House when it opened in 1908, the hall was built by opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein I to be the home of his Philadelphia Opera Company. It was sold two years later to the Metropolitan Opera of New York, when it was renamed.
A917.481 P536 v.2
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1846-1919