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Burney Theatre

6117 Woodrow St
Detroit MI

Record #36920  
 Opened: April 20, 1929
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
Capacity: 250 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Velma Spencer.

The Burney Theatre opened on April 20, 1929, with the movie "Lilac Time". It was owned by John P. Watkins, an African-American doctor, and named for his daughter, Burney Mary Batchelor.


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Last featured 3/21/2010. Last edited 4/25/2021.

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