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Fox Theater (Detroit)

Detroit, Michigan
County of Wayne.
2111 Woodward Avenue
National Register Number: 85000280
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - theater. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: MI-15 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: http://www.sos.state.mi.us/history/preserve/phissite/foxtheat.html.
Web Site: www.sos.state.mi.us/history/preserve/phissite/foxheat.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 29, 1989):
The "motion picture" architectural style reached its peak in Detroit in 1928 with Howard Crane's Fox Theater, the culmination of a flamboyant, inventive era. The interior is an eclectic collection of Far East modes, including Burmese, Indian, Chinese, Persian, and Hindu motifs.

Condition:
The landmark is in good condition.

There have been no known changes since the last reporting period.


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