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Trans-Lux Theater


2002 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
6540 Woodward Ave
Detroit MI

Closed
Record #13315  
 Opened: September 22, 1932
 Closed: 1949
 Current Use: Retail
 Demolished:
Capacity: 344 seats
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Center

This newsreel house opened on September 22, 1932, featuring rear-projection so that customer could move in and out freely with a certain amount of light in the auditorium. When the theater became the Center in 1934, a standard projection booth was installed and the seating was increased from 344 to 700.

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May 2002 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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Last featured 5/29/2002. Last edited 3/21/2010.


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