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Harpos Concert Theatre

Photo from the Greg Kacir collection
14238 Harper Ave
Detroit MI 48213
(313) 824-1700

Live Theatre
Record #13223  
 Opened: 1939
Capacity: 1975 seats
Architect(s): Charles N Agree
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Harper

Wisper and Wetsman opened the Harper on December 1, 1939, at a cost of $209,000. It featured a marquee which rose 79 feet above the street and large murals by Thomas R. di Lorenzo. Opening night shows were "Chicken Wagon Family" and "The Rains Came". It was converted to a nightclub in the 1970s.

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Photos from the Greg Kacir collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 12/30/2005.

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