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Source: Bay Journal
In 1886, the Woods Opera House opened on this historical spot as the citys first building devoted to theater. Fire detroyed the building in 1902, In 1903 a new building opened as the Washington Theater, then in 1916 it became the Washington Strand before returning to simply the Washington Theater in 1925. In 1965, the building was demolished and this historical spot was turned into a parking lot.