Maumee Indoor Theatre

601 Conant Street,
Maumee, OH 43537

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Maumee Indoor Theatre

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Built in 1946, the Maumee Theatre still has its original Streamline Moderne style tower that’s located above the marquee.

The city of Maumee purchased the building in 2000 and restored and renovated it in 2003-2004. The theater now shows second-run films and is operated by Great Eastern Theatres.

The Maumee Indoor Theatre was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

Contributed by Evan J. Chase

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 23, 2007 at 11:40 am

Here is another recent photo of the Maumee Indoor Theater.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 13, 2007 at 6:34 pm

This was part of the Donald Young chain in the early sixties. The Strand Theater in Maumee was also operated by this circuit at the time.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 17, 2007 at 7:44 pm

This is a photo of the Maumee circa 1988.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 7, 2008 at 7:31 am

Here is the Maumee Indoor Theater in 2002.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 9, 2009 at 6:25 pm

A 2008 photo can be seen here.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 15, 2009 at 9:11 pm

The Maumee Theatre was taken over by the Great Eastern Theatre Co. in 1987, according to an article in Boxoffice Magazine’s November issue that year. The former operator, Armstrong Theatres, had gone out of business. Great Eastern took over Armstrong’s Cla-Zel Theatre in Bowling Green, Ohio, at the same time. Various other Armstrong houses were taken over by other operators, or closed down.

In 1987, the seating capacity of the Maumee was 750, according to the Boxoffice article.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm

This is a nice close-up shot.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 6, 2009 at 6:26 pm

Here is a recent photo of the Maumee.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 31, 2009 at 6:52 pm

This is a nice August 2009 photo.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on July 11, 2011 at 12:18 pm

The Maumee marquee can be seen in a cable promo spot for CurrentTV’s “50 Documentaries To See Before You Die”, hosted by Morgan Spurlock. The show’s title is on display on the illuminated marquee, with the host standing below it as I recall.

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