Century Theatre

345 Main Street,
Coopersville, MI 49404

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Century Theatre

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The Century Theatre was opened in Fall of 1940.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 19, 2007 at 2:25 pm

Burglary in March 1957:

The sheriff’s department is investigating the theft of $400 from the Century Theater in Coopersville some time after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Discovery was made Thursday morning that the money had been taken out of a locked cabinet in the office of the theater which is owned by Alfred Hefferan of Eastmanville. There was no forceful entry, it is reported.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 22, 2008 at 3:17 pm

There is another exterior photo here:
http://tinyurl.com/43srjx

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on August 18, 2016 at 4:43 am

In 1937, Alfred Heffernan started his first theatre after the Owl Theatre in Grand Rapids located in his parent’s house lasting seven years. Graduating from Junior College, Heffernan started the Lynx Theatre in Coopersville, a 150 seater, in 1937 (see photos). It was a success and Heffernan decided to build a larger, 348-seat facility.

The Century Theatre was architected by the firm, Robinson, Campau and Crowe of Grand Rapids and built for $20,000 opening in the Fall of 1940.

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