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Orient Theater

8450 Linwood St
Detroit MI

Record #13266  
 Opened: March 21, 1927
 Closed: 1951
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 2078 seats
Architect(s): George D Mason
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Oriole

The Orient opened on March 21, 1927, and soon changed its name to the Oriole to avoid confusion with the new Oriental located downtown. The theater closed in 1951 and became a church in 1963.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 3/21/2010.

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