Kramer Theater

5741 Michigan Avenue,
Detroit, MI 48210

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 22, 2016 at 5:00 am

A widening of Michigan Avenue undertaken in 1938 made it necessary to demolish a considerable portion of the Kramer Theatre building, including a small corner of the auditorium, and the house was closed for the better part of a year. This event accounts for the drastic change in the theater’s architectural style, from Renaissance Revival to Streamline Modern. The rebuilt house reopened on February 11, 1939.

kathy2trips
kathy2trips on August 20, 2010 at 3:15 am

A good photo from approx. the 1940s:
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