Kramer Theater

5741 Michigan Avenue,
Detroit, MI 48210

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Kramer Theater

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A large, ornate, neighborhood theater, seating over 1,700, the Kramer Theater was designed by the prolific architect C. Howard Crane. It was opened in 1920.

The theater remained in operation into the early-1970’s, but has since been razed.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 29, 2007 at 4:05 pm

A Hillgreen-Lane theater organ opus 589 size 2/18 was installed in the Kramer Theater in 1920 at a cost of $7,600.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 17, 2008 at 8:50 pm

A vintage photo and an ad can be seen here.

kathy2trips on August 20, 2010 at 4:15 am

A good photo from approx. the 1940s:
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