Royal Theater - Calumet MI

Address: 307 6th Street
City: Calumet
State: MI
Zip: 49913
County: Houghton
Open: 1909
Capacity: 395
Owner History:
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 2176
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General Information:

The building that housed the Royal Theater was commissioned in 1898 by Edward J. Ryan, then President of the First National Bank of Calumet and designed by Charles K. Sand, a local architect. It had two storefronts in the first floor and apartments on the top floors. The Royal Theater operated from 1909 until 1931 on the left side storefront. The right side was occupied by the Post Office for a period of ten years.

After the Royal Theater closed, the left side was occupied by the Daily Mining Gazette, and after the Post Office moved to a different location, the right was used by the Peninsular Gas Company, still present in the site. Building still in use. [Cinema Treasures]

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Royal Theater - From Realtor Dot Com (newer photo)
From Realtor Dot Com (newer photo)
Royal Theater - 13 Jul 1911 Ad (newer photo)
13 Jul 1911 Ad (newer photo)
Royal Theater - 27 Apr 1912 Ad (newer photo)
27 Apr 1912 Ad (newer photo)
Royal Theater - 3 Theatres From July 23 1913 (newer photo)
3 Theatres From July 23 1913 (newer photo)
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