Majestic Theater. New Building. Woodward & Willis.

1935-03-20

Exterior view of the Majestic Theater on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. "The Majestic Theater is the largest, and likely the most colorful, enameled metal panel Art Deco façade in the entire Detroit metropolitan region, Detroit-based theater specialist C. Howard Crane designed the Majestic, which opened on April 1, 1915, with an arcaded Italian facade, the theater was medium-sized among Detroit's early 20th-century movie theaters, originally seating 1,651 patrons, the striking Art Deco façade of the Majestic Theater was constructed in 1934-35 when, because of the Woodward Avenue widening project, the front 35 feet of the theater had to be removed," from State of Michigan website.


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