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Fisher Theatre - Old photos

The Fisher Theatre originally had a temple decor.

The incredible Mayan-themed original interior of the Fisher Theatre. This was all destroyed to "modernize" the theater in 1961.

The Fisher Theatre box office in 1972

The modernized auditorium of the Fisher Theatre

A sculpture isntalled during the renovation of the Fisher Theatre

The Fisher Theatre doesn't host only plays and musicals. Here, a General Motors company meeting is held in 1982

The renovation of the theater replaced temple grandeur with the Modern.

The renovation of the theater replaced temple grandeur with the Modern.

The original Fisher Theatre was decorated with a Mayan theme.

The original Fisher Theatre was decorated with a Mayan theme.

The original Fisher Theatre was decorated with a Mayan theme.

The original Fisher Theatre was decorated with a Mayan theme.

The theater's Second Avenue marquee in the 1970s