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Civic Detroit Theater

2002 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
12327 Kelly Rd
Detroit MI

Record #13179  
 Opened: 1941
 Closed: 1984
 Current Use:
Capacity: 1455 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Detroit Civic

The Civic, built in 1941, was purchased in 1980 by Eric and Ervin Steiner, who split it into three screens in 1981. The theater closed in November 1984, with "Basket Case", "Gremlins", and "The Wild Life" as the last titles on the marquee. The Civic went on to become a furniture store.

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May 2002 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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

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