Berry Theatre

Address: 124 E. Ferry St.
City: Berrien Springs
State: MI
Zip:
County: Berrien
Open: 1950
Capacity: 300+
Owner History:
Number of visits to this page: 547
Notes:

This theater was built in the early 1900's as the Star. In the 20's the name was changed to the Berrien Theatre. By 1930, "talkies" were installed.

In 1936, the theater was remodeled and the name was changed to the Our Theatre. A man from Hamilton, Ohio purchased the theater in 1939 only to turn around and sue the previous owner for misrepresenting the revenue potential of the house.

Apparently that suit failed as the Hamilton man sold the theater to Mr. Spadafore of Fremont in 1942. As mentioned in the article below, the house showed foreign language features and porn over the years. The name change to the Berry Theatre seems to have occurred in the 1940's

There have been efforts to remodel the theater since the mid 2000's but I am not seeing anything beyond that which would indicate if those efforts were successful. The recent street view photo indicates some cosmetic improvements to the exterior.

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Berry Theatre - FEB 19 2008
FEB 19 2008
Berry Theatre - 2018 STREET VIEW
2018 STREET VIEW
Berry Theatre - 1912 20 SEP
1912 20 SEP
Berry Theatre - 1924 18 OCT
1924 18 OCT
Berry Theatre - 1925 16 FEB
1925 16 FEB
Berry Theatre - 1925 24 JAN
1925 24 JAN
Berry Theatre - 1925 7 APR ARTICLE
1925 7 APR ARTICLE
Berry Theatre - 1928 8 JUN
1928 8 JUN
Berry Theatre - 1929 9 NOV
1929 9 NOV
Berry Theatre - 1930 25 OCT
1930 25 OCT
Berry Theatre - 1930 29 NOV
1930 29 NOV
Berry Theatre - 1930 31 DEC
1930 31 DEC
Berry Theatre - 1930 8 FEB
1930 8 FEB
Berry Theatre - 1936 14 SEP
1936 14 SEP
Berry Theatre - 1936 29 AUG ARTICLE
1936 29 AUG ARTICLE
Berry Theatre - 1936 3 OCT
1936 3 OCT
Berry Theatre - 1937 24 APR
1937 24 APR
Berry Theatre - 1939 21 DEC
1939 21 DEC
Berry Theatre - 1939 4 AUG
1939 4 AUG
Berry Theatre - 1940 25 MAR
1940 25 MAR
Berry Theatre - 1942 28 FEB
1942 28 FEB
Berry Theatre - 1945 5 MAR
1945 5 MAR
Berry Theatre - FEB 14 1975 ARTICLE ON PORN
FEB 14 1975 ARTICLE ON PORN
Berry Theatre - JULY 19 1947
JULY 19 1947
Berry Theatre - MARCH 18 2008 ARTICLE
MARCH 18 2008 ARTICLE
Berry Theatre - MARCH 29 1948 ARTICLE
MARCH 29 1948 ARTICLE
Berry Theatre - OCT 3 1949 ARTICLE
OCT 3 1949 ARTICLE
Berry Theatre - SEP 4 1945 ARTICLE CHANGING HANDS
SEP 4 1945 ARTICLE CHANGING HANDS
Berry Theatre - SEPT 22 1959
SEPT 22 1959
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