Park Theatre

Park Theatre (HM1AXC)

Location: Augusta, MI 49012 Kalamazoo County
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N 42° 20.061', W 85° 21.075'

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Built in 1949 by D. Eli and Dorothy Frank, this was one of the last single-screen theaters built in Kalamazoo County. The Art Moderne-inspired structure is a Quonset hut attached to a masonry lobby. Eli and Dorothy also operated a theater in Galesburg. Eli came from a family of small-town theater entrepreneurs. In 1911 his mother, Lena, opened the Frank Opera House in Wayland. His brothers wre also theater owners. The Park Theatre closed in 1996, but remained in use for special events.
Marker NumberL2060
Year Placed2001
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 8:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 635830 N 4688216
Decimal Degrees42.33435000, -85.35125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 20.061', W 85° 21.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 20' 3.66" N, 85° 21' 4.50" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108 E Clinton St, Augusta MI 49012, US
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