Times Square Theatre - Detroit MI

Address: 443 Abbott St
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zip: 48226
County: Wayne
Open: 1929
Owner History: Abbot Amusement Co.
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 1855
General Information:

Source: Cinema Treasures

Designed by Christian W. Brandt, the Times-Square, near downtown Detroit, sat around 1000. It was closed in 1958 and has since been razed.

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Info Updates:
1/10/2004 - Box Office Magazine
Marc 1959 Issue - Ted Rose, who has taken over the downtown Times Square Theatre operated by Fred Lokar, is managing the house himself and handling his own bookings. Rose was formerly in about every post "in the front of the house" under the late David King at the National, with Wisper and Wetsman and Detroit Theatre Enterprises. He was recently manager of the East Side Theatre for Dave Korman before going into business for himself. George Diffourc and John C. Woodfin remain in the booth under the new policy of 2 p.m. - 2 a.m. operation.
12/19/2003 - Box Office Magazine
February 1959 - The Abbott Amusement Company is closing the Times Square in Detroit.
12/18/2003 - Box Office Magazine
June 1959 - Ray Cloud, 25-year Columbia salesman, reported two Detroit houses closing, the downtown Times Square operated by Ted Rose and the Lakewood, operated by Leonard and Bernard Brooks of the Affilliated circuit.
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