The Senate Movie Theater in Detroit, Michigan built in 1926

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Submitted by denny April 21st, 2013
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I was in the car when I snapped this shot of the gorgeous Senate Movie Theater.  The following information was taken from an on-line source.  You will also find a treasure trove of links with some really amazing information which I have posted here.  What a bummer, this theater was set to re-open in May of 2011 but it never happened.

“The Senate Theatre was designed by Christian W. Brandt and built in 1926. The theatre was remodeled in the 1930s in this Art Deco style and then closed in 1958. It has been home to the DTOS (Detroit Theater Organ Society) since 1961. Their centerpiece Wurlitzer pipe organ was previously from the Fisher Theatre. The DTOS has been hosting monthly organ concerts here since the 1960s but they are now looking for a new home.”

http://cinematreasures.org/theater/2611/

http://www2.metrotimes.com/editorial/story.asp?id=5368

http://www.angelfire.com/de2/detroitpix/Director08_12_03.html

http://dtos.org/

http://www.waterwinterwonderland.com/movietheaters.aspx?id=759&LocTypeID=5

http://www.agilitynut.com/theatres/mi.html

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