Radio City Theatre

22875 Woodward Avenue,
Ferndale, MI 48220

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Radio City Theatre

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About the only thing this 1,000 seat neighborhood theater had in common with its New York City namesake was that it was also built in Art Deco style. It opened in 1937, as part of the RKO circuit (which in the metro Detroit area also included the RKO Downtown-originally the Oriental Theatre, and the RKO Uptown Theatre, better known by its later name, the Six Mile Theatre).

It was operated by Suburban Detroit Theatres in the 1960’s, which remodeled the Radio City in 1964. It was closed, however, by the early-1970’s, and has since been razed.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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brian74
brian74 on June 4, 2004 at 9:31 am

I Saw a few movies there, it was a nice theatre. It was torn down when the Federals Dept. Store was demolished.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on October 28, 2012 at 3:12 pm

A photo of the Radio City, probably from 1964, can be seen here.

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