Westown Theater

15225 Wyoming Street,
Detroit, MI 48238

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rivest266 on November 5, 2015 at 2:03 am

November 25th, 1936 grand opening ad in photo section.

EvanJChase on January 20, 2015 at 4:03 am

On viewing an old 1939 industrial/sales film—made by the Jam Handy company in Detroit—on Archive.org, actor James Dunn walks past and stops in front of a gorgeous old deco theatre. After some detective work, I discovered the theatre is this one—the 2000 seat Westown. The giveaway was a sign above the entrance directing patrons to park in a lot on Fenkell Avenue—obviously around the corner—also the letter “W” above the poster frame.