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Downtown Kalamazoo Theatres

Majestic (1907-1976)

South side of E South St, east of Burdick St


Majestic Theatre, ca. 1910
Kalamazoo Valley Museum photo


Claimed to seat 1,152 including balcony
Illustration ©1995 by J. P. Jenks

Built and run as a vaudeville house from Nov 18, 1907 to Oct, 1918, then as the Majestic Gardens to the end of June, 1924.


Enlarged and reopened as the Capitol Aug 30, 1924 it survived as a film house until Dec 4, 1976. Photos 

Downtown Kalamazoo Theatres: map and index