Carmike Delft 5

130 W. Main Street,
Marquette, MI 49855

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Carmike Delft 5

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Located on West Main Street just west of Green Bay Street, this old downtown house opened in 1914 as a single screen theatre seating 650.

It has been converted into a modern five screen theatre in a historic setting and still utilizes the original marquee. Last operated by Carmike, it was closed in 2012.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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DavidWallick
DavidWallick on December 29, 2004 at 4:56 pm

This is an interesting setup — the original entrance with the marquee is closed and you enter in the rear through what is really the original basement. All the theaters are therefore upstairs. Two are carved back to back in the original stage space and the other three are created out of what was the original auditorium. Although it is unusual, at least this old, downtown theater is still standing and still showing movies.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on May 14, 2006 at 11:05 am

Here is another photo of the marquee:
http://tinyurl.com/z5k78

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 11, 2012 at 6:59 am

An item in the September 4, 1915, issue of The Moving Picture World said that C. J. Butler of Ishpeming had hired architect D. Fred Charlton to design his new theater there, and added that Charlton had been the architect of the Delft Theatres in Munising and Marquette.

rivest266
rivest266 on November 11, 2012 at 10:34 am

Is this closed? Showtimes no longer at the Carmike site.

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