Galewood Theatre

1051 Burton Street SW,
Wyoming, MI 49509

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JAlex
JAlex on April 17, 2015 at 4:23 pm

If the theatre “closed in 1950” will someone explain the photo with “CinemaScope” on the marquee. This wide screen process was first used in 1953.

tmaas
tmaas on April 17, 2015 at 12:21 pm

The location of this theater is currently in the city of Wyoming, not Grand Rapids. Granted, Wyoming didn’t become a city until 1959, but this theater was never inside the GR city limits.

ltcdavid
ltcdavid on February 23, 2013 at 10:08 pm

The description is inaccurate. The building burned down in the mid-60’s after time spent as a roller-rink and a couple other odd businesses. Nothing was ever built on the vacant site. The Galewood Bar next door expanded and bought the site for parking. Currently, the old theater site is the front entrance and parking lot for a new Dollar General store.