Washington Theatre

1505-1513 Washington Boulevard,
Detroit, MI 48226

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Washington Theatre, Detroit MI in 1918

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The Washington Theatre opened on July 21, 1913. It was renamed Fox-Washington Theatre in 1919 and closed in 1928.

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sdoerr
sdoerr on June 11, 2004 at 9:53 am

Now demolished, was built 1913 and was closed or demolished in 1928, was located next to the Statler Hotel. When the Statler hotel added the 200 room expansion in 1916, it was created between the existing hotel and the Washington Theatre. Picture of Washington

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sdoerr
sdoerr on November 9, 2004 at 1:28 am

This link will take you to a picture of the Washington before it opened.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 5, 2010 at 11:34 am

Here is a page about the Fox Washington Theatre at the web site Buildings of Detroit. There is a gallery with four black-and-white photos, plus a color postcard.

kathy2trips
kathy2trips on October 6, 2010 at 5:37 am

Such a beautiful building and it only lasted 15 years. Seems people were just as wasteful then as now.

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