Roxy Theatre - Detroit MI

Address: 2745 Woodward Ave
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48201
County: Wayne
Open: 1932
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Owner History:
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 13923
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General Information:

The Roxy Theatre was opened November 5, 1932. Around 1948 it was remodelled to the plans of architect Ted Rogvoy. Growing up in Detroit in the early-1950’s, the Roxy Theatre was one of three theatres on Woodward Avenue (along with the Colonial Theatre and the Fine Arts Theatre) all the kids in the neighborhood would end up at on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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Info Updates:
6/16/2009 - Roberto
The Roxy was one of our neighborhood hangouts in the 50s and 60s. I think every monster movie I saw as a kid I saw at the Roxy, and if not there, the Colonial or the Fine Arts. I seem to remember the Roxy and the Colonial being 35 cents
8/9/2006 - Jason Peet
The building in this picture has now been renovated into 7 condominium lofts and 3 first floor retail spaces.
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Roxy Theatre - 1973 PHOTO FROM FREDERICK
1973 PHOTO FROM FREDERICK
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