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Senate Theater - Detroit, MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
N 42° 19.869 W 083° 07.372
17T E 325099 N 4688726
Quick Description: The Senate opened in 1926 and was remodeled in the 1930's.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2007 9:12:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM27VY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover
Views: 45

Long Description:
Remodeled sometime in the 30s in an Art Deco style, including a new facade and tall vertical marquee, the Senate continued to operate until 1958 when it was closed.

The former theater was acquired by the Detroit Theater Organ Society in 1963 who renovated it and reduced seating from 1200 to about 900. The Club moved the former Fisher Theater organ from the Iris Theater, where it was briefly kept in 1961-2, to the Senate.

Since then, the Senate has been home to the DTOS, and features organ concerts. It no longer has its projection equipment, so unlike the Redford, which features organ concerts and classic motion pictures, the Senate is now a concert hall only.
Number of Screen(s): 1

Ticket Price (local currency): Not Listed

Matinee Price (local currency): Not Listed

Concessions Available: Not Listed

Web site: Not listed

Year Theater Opened: Not listed

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Please try to include yourself or gps in the picture.
Tell of your experience at the theater, if it is still a theater. If it is no longer a theater tell of an experience from the past at the theater, if this can be done.
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