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The Harper Theater - Detroit, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 42° 24.246 W 082° 57.962
17T E 338209 N 4696516
Quick Description: The book Art Deco in Detroit by Savage and Kowalski says "designed in 1939 by architect Charles N. Agree, it originally had 2,000 seats, making it a very large neighborhood movie house on the east side of Detroit.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/25/2015 1:39:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMPNAK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 2

Long Description:
There is an 80-foot (24 m) vertical sign on the front of the theatre that spells out "HARPOS," adapting the old Harper Theater sign. There are murals in the lobby and auditorium by Thomas di Lorenzo.

It was converted into a nightclub in the 1970’s, and currently is home to Harpos Concert Theatre, the premier venue for heavy-metal and industrial rock bands in Detroit.
Year Theater Opened: 1939

Number of Screen(s): 1

Web site: [Web Link]

Ticket Price (local currency): Not Listed

Matinee Price (local currency): Not Listed

Concessions Available: Not Listed

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Please try to include yourself or gps in the picture.
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