Kramer Theatre - Detroit MI

Address: 5741 Michigan Ave
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48210
County: Wayne
Open: 1920
Capacity: 1732
Owner History:
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 7406
General Information:

Source: Cinema Treasures

A large, ornate, neighborhood theater, seating over 1700, the Kramer was designed by the prolific C. Howard Crane. It was opened in 1920. The theater remained in operation into the early 70s, but has since been razed.

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Info Updates:
5/16/2020 - Brent Lamkin
Closed in May 1971, reopened briefly in Summer 1972, then turned to adult films and closed again in September 1972.
1/13/2020 - Nick Sortzi
The Kramer has been demolished and replaced with a Social Security office.
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Kramer Theatre - FROM AMERICAN CLASSIC IMAGES
FROM AMERICAN CLASSIC IMAGES
Kramer Theatre - VINTAGE PHOTO COURTESY OF ED GOLICK
VINTAGE PHOTO COURTESY OF ED GOLICK
Kramer Theatre - OLD AD COURTESY OF ED GOLICK
OLD AD COURTESY OF ED GOLICK
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