Oakman Theatre - Detroit MI

Address: 12728 Woodrow Wilson Avenue
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48238
County: Wayne
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Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 2272
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General Information:

The Oakman Theatre opened December 24 1919, designed by C. Howard Crane and seating over 1,200. It was located on Woodrow Wilson Street near Leslie Street. The theatre closed in 1937, but reopened for a short time in the 1950’s again before closing permanently as a movie house. The building was used as a church, who moved out in around 2009. [Cinema Treasures]

According to my sources, the Powell and Sons Landscaping building is the old theater.

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Info Updates:
12/9/2009 - Kathy
12728 Woodrow Wilson Avenue.
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Oakman Theatre - COULD BE THE EMPTY LOT OR POWELL AND SONS BLDG
COULD BE THE EMPTY LOT OR POWELL AND SONS BLDG
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