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Detroit Opera House - Pre-renovation photos

Damaged ceiling in the third floor lobby

The proscenium arch with holes in the plasterwork

The grand stairway before the renovation

The auditorium, as seen from the stage

The Grand Hall and chandelier before the renovation

While much of the Capitol Theatre's elegance remained, it needed a LOT of cleaning up.