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Annex Theater

8990 Grand River Ave
Detroit MI

Record #13150  
 Opened: February 4, 1927
 Closed: 1949
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1824 seats
Architect(s): John Eberson
Architectural Style(s): Atmospheric
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Riviera Annex

The Annex was built in 1927 to accommodate overflow crowds from the nearby Riviera. The theater had an atmospheric design and an organ. The auditorium was designed with a lounge on the mezzanine level, but had no balcony seating. The Annex closed in 1949 and was razed in the early 1960s.


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Last featured 11/28/2004. Last edited 11/11/2007.

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