Franklin Theatre

S. Franklin Street and Federal Avenue,
Saginaw, MI 48607

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patifft on January 7, 2012 at 6:46 pm

I just found this site. My mother was the organist at the Franklin in the late 20’s, early 30’s. Her friend Eleanor Richter was the organist at the Temple. Mother said the saddest day of her life was the day they wired the theater for sound.

Grand_old_architecture on December 28, 2011 at 7:28 pm

I’m sorry to report that the Franklin Theater was destroyed by fire in 1973. Also, the map is not correct. The Franklin was on the northeast corner of Franklin and either Janes or Federal St.

spectrum on November 24, 2010 at 8:38 pm

Looks like it was demolished. I checked the entire length of North and South Franklin streets in aerial Google views, no sign of any theater.

Patsy on November 17, 2005 at 10:38 am

On Cinema Tour there is a Franklin Theatre in Grand Rapids, MI. Anyone have information about this one?