Lakeview Theater

30620 Jefferson Avenue,
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

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Lakeview Theater

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I remember going to Saturday matinee movies in the late-1950’s for 75 cents. It was a very old theater with a balcony.

Contributed by Jim Lewis

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on January 14, 2009 at 11:21 pm

There is a vintage photo on this site:
http://tinyurl.com/8j6rxc

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on April 14, 2009 at 11:48 pm

It’s hard to believe that building in the 1922 photo is the same as that in the 1957 picture; it seems far too small to have accommodated 570 seats and also have had a balcony.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 25, 2012 at 9:09 pm

An item in the January 22, 1935, issue of The Film Daily said that a remodeling of the Lakeview Theatre in St.Clair Shores was underway. Plans were by the Dearborn architectural firm Bennett & Straight.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 25, 2012 at 10:47 pm

A comment on the Lakeview Theatre page at Water Winter Wonderland says that this theater was on Jefferson Avenue at Francis Street. That’s only a few blocks south of 13 Mile Road, so Google Maps has its pin icon almost two miles too far south. That’s probably because the theater needs a five-digit address and we only give it four digits. The right address is most likely 30620 Jefferson, which would put it in the block just north of Francis Street.

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