East Side Theatre - Detroit MI

Address: 2717 Gratiot
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48207
County: Wayne
Open: 1910
Owner History: Alfred Ackerman
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 5034

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General Information:

Source: John Lauter

The Wurlitzer pipe organ originally installed in the East side theater is now in the Baldwin theater, Royal Oak, Michigan. The theater was eventually converted to a church then later demolished.

Info Updates:
12/19/2003 - Box Office Magazine
August 1959 - The East Side Theatre, which was operated by the late Alfred Ackerman and established some 50 years ago by his father Sam, has been converted to a church.
12/18/2003 - Box Office Magazine
February 1959 - David Korman closed the oldtime Eastside theatre, long Sam Ackermans house, with no plans for reopening.
East Side Theatre - Eastside 2717 Gratiot From Frederick
Eastside 2717 Gratiot From Frederick
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