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National Theater

2001 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
118 Monroe St
Detroit MI

Closed Adult Theatre
Record #12642  
 Opened: September 16, 1911
 Closed: 1975
 Current Use:
Capacity: 800 seats
Architect(s): Albert Kahn
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Palace

Opened on September 16, 1911, in the Monroe theater district, the National started out as a vaudeville house, switching to movies early in its life. In later years, the National operated as a burlesque house until switching to adult films in the early 1970s under the name of the Palace. The Palace closed in 1975.

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May 2002 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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July 2001 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Last featured 6/20/2005. Last edited 10/17/2007.

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