3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
If the gargoyles on the auditorium's octagonal, soaring, red brick exterior fail to capture your attention, the Main Hall will leave you speechless. Completed in 1932 by renowned Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer and distinguished by its inner walls depicting the philosophical history of the University, the Main Hall at Irvine seats 1,259 and houses the Curtis organ, the eleventh largest pipe organ in the world. Irvine Auditorium also houses an acoustic recital hall, four additional special event spaces, production offices and dressing and music practice rooms, as well as a box office and coatroom. The entire facility is air-conditioned and equipped with state-of-the-art technology including a digital satellite computer/video projector, internet access and a house intercom system.