Midway Theatre

4915 Schaefer Road,
Dearborn, MI 48126

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Architects: Lavern R. Bennett, Eugene D. Straight

Firms: Bennett & Straight

Styles: Art Deco

Nearby Theaters

Midway Theater, Schaefer Road, Dearborn, MI
Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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CSWalczak on June 16, 2008 at 12:02 am

A picture of what used to be the front of this theatre can be seen here:

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CSWalczak on June 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm

Sorry; wrong URL. THe correct one is:

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 31, 2009 at 6:19 am

A January 8, 1938, Boxoffice item about the new Circle Theatre in Dearborn mentions the Midway on a list of other theaters designed by the same local architecture firm, Bennett & Straight.

Boxoffice doesn’t say if the Midway was designed by the firm as new construction or was a remodeling job. The theater was closed by 1955, when the April 16 issue of Boxoffice mentions “Nathan Barnett, who used to be the operator of the now dismantled Midway at Dearborn….”

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