Lafayette Theatre

515 Lafayette Avenue,
Bay City, MI 48708

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Architects: Lavern R. Bennett, Eugene D. Straight

Firms: Bennett & Straight

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1953 print ad courtesy Jack Miller.

The Lafayette Theatre opened around 1926 and closed in 1955. This theatre has been demolished. Gil’s Hardware Store now occupies the site of the theatre.

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Patsy on August 18, 2005 at 5:58 pm

Another theatre in Bay City demolished along with the Washington Theatre. Wake up, Bay City!

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 25, 2012 at 6:06 pm

An item in the January 22, 1935, issue of The Film Daily said that a remodeling of the Lafayette Theatre in Bay City was one of the projects being carried out by Dearborn architects Bennett & Straight.

DavidZornig on January 7, 2023 at 12:16 pm

Demolished. Gill-Roy’s Hardware now occupies this site.

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