Center Theater - Ypsilanti MI 

Address: 1541 Stamford
City: Ypsilanti
State: MI
Zip: 48198
County: Washtenaw
Open: 1944
Capacity: 1200
Owner History: Butterfield Theatres
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 1217
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General Information:

Built in 1944 by Butterfield at Willow Run, this theater was for the benefit of the thousands of workers churning out bombers by the hour. The mess hall also doubled as a theater at some point but I believe that was a separate structure. In 1955 it was converted to a church. There is a church in that general area as of 2021 but it appears the original structure has been demoed.

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Center Theater - OLD PHOTO FROM ANN ARBOR NEWS
OLD PHOTO FROM ANN ARBOR NEWS
Center Theater - APRIL 8 1944 ARTICLE ON CONSTRUCTION
APRIL 8 1944 ARTICLE ON CONSTRUCTION
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