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Cassatt Crossing is the office building at 22 Cassatt Avenue, Berwyn, Pennsylvania.
The Cassatt Crossing building was originally built as the Berwyn Theater in 1913 alongside the "Main Line," which was Alexander Cassatt's westward extension of the Pennsylvania Railroad. The train helped shuttle locals to see performers, such as Beverly Sills, at the theater. Live theater shows eventually gave way to movies, and the theater was converted into the Berwyn Theatre in the 1940s. Later, in 1951 the space was reopened as the Berwyn Roller rink. The roller rink closed its doors in the late 1970s.
The building was briefly utilized in the 80's as a farmers market while is was still an open space inside and had many typical market vendors. The building changed hands and was operated by the Barclay White Construction Company for a time. They modified the building to be an office space inside for quite sometime.
Since 1980 it has been an office building. Twenty-two years later the office space was transformed into a 13,000 s.f. open, light-filled space by Lyman Perry Architects, Ltd. There is a nod towards its history in this latest renovation, where the large, single volume that once seated the audience is now a single, two-story volume for a large office space. Where once was a balcony and projection booth there is now an office mezzanine. The original metal roof trusses are exposed, displaying the structure typical of the early 20th Century. The stage fly loft has been redesigned as a three-story office space, whose large interior wall resembles a movie screen. Today, Cassatt Crossing is home to the Weiser Law Firm, P.C., a national shareholder litigation firm.