State Theatre - East Lansing MI

Address: 215 Abbott Rd
City: East Lansing
State: MI
Zip: 48823
County: Ingham
Open: 1927
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Owner History: Butterfield Theatres
Theater Type: Downtown Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 18267
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General Information:

The theater opened in 1927. It was part of the renowned Butterfield chain which once dominated the film exhibition business in Michigan. It was considered an Art House in the 1960's probably catering to the academic crowd in East Lansing/MSU. Eventually the place fell into disrepair and it was closed. The structure was demolished in Sept of 1985.

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State Theatre - From Lansing State Journal (newer photo)
From Lansing State Journal (newer photo)
State Theatre - From American Classic Images (newer photo)
From American Classic Images (newer photo)
State Theatre - State Demo 9-5-85 From Ron Gross (newer photo)
State Demo 9-5-85 From Ron Gross (newer photo)
State Theatre - State Closes 5-21-84 From Ron Gross (newer photo)
State Closes 5-21-84 From Ron Gross (newer photo)
State Theatre - State Closes 5-16-84 (newer photo)
State Closes 5-16-84 (newer photo)
State Theatre - Old Pic (newer photo)
Old Pic (newer photo)
State Theatre - Wreckage (newer photo)
Wreckage (newer photo)
State Theatre - Old Pic (newer photo)
Old Pic (newer photo)
State Theatre - That Spot Now (newer photo)
That Spot Now (newer photo)
State Theatre - Old Pic (newer photo)
Old Pic (newer photo)
State Theatre - From Andrew The Librarian (newer photo)
From Andrew The Librarian (newer photo)
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