All of the Lights: The Philmore

A luminescent photo story told in four parts: The Philmore on Broadway

Established over 90 year ago on Fort Wayne’s Broadway Avenue, the building was originally dubbed: The Broadway Theatre.

Fort Wayne Philmore

Opened in 1923, elements of the Jazz Age and Roaring Twenties can be seen in the building’s Art Deco architecture, as well as the vibrant charm still emanating from this historic building.

Fort Wayne Philmore

Eventually, the doors were permanently closed in 1985 … until a restoration and renovation as a restaurant in 1998.

Fort Wayne Philmore

After another refresh, this classic downtown gem was reborn once again as an entertainment and event venue, and in 2010 The Philmore on Broadway began hosting “world-class musical talent and stunning private events.”

 That late afternoon light

That late afternoon light

The Philmore on Broadway has a colorful history, to learn more about it, visit PhilmoreOnBroadway.com.

Photos by Tony Frantz

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