140 E. Huron Avenue,
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Vassar Theatre (Official)
Functions: Movies (First Run)
Styles: Art Deco
News About This Theater
- Aug 26, 2014 — Vassar Theatre put up for sale
- Mar 25, 2014 — Future of Vassar Theatre uncertain after the death of its owner
- Jan 4, 2014 — Cinema transitions in Michigan's Saginaw Bay region in 2013
- Jun 23, 2013 — Vassar Theatre surpasses Kickstarter goal to raise funds for digital projector
- May 15, 2013 — Vassar Theatre asking for help to acquire digital projector
- Jun 3, 2009 — Vassar Theatre voted Mid-Michigan's Best Movie Theatre
This theatre by the architectural firm of Bennett & Straight opened on December 26, 1937 with “Stella Dallas” starring Barbara Stanwyck. It underwent extensive renovation and restoration by it’s owner, Tim O'Brien.
Reopened in November 2005 and is used primarily for movies. The seating capacity was originally for 512 and is now 371. It was closed in March 2014 upon the death of the owner. It was purchased in late-2014 by Andreas Fuchs who is an Advisor and part of the Team of Cinema Treasures. The Vassar Theatre reopened January 30, 2015.
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