The Grand Riviera during its opening week in 1925
The Grand Riviera Theatre in Detroit
The auditorium of the Grand Riviera, under the balcony
The Grand Riviera's smoking lounge
The entrance to the men's bathroom of the Grand Riviera
The Grand Riviera's lounge
The mezzanine of the Grand Riviera Theatre
The staff of the Grand Riviera Theatre
The Grand Riviera's lobby
The Grand Riviera's rotunda
The ornate ceiling of the Grand Riviera's rotunda
The stunning rotunda of the Grand Riviera was locating off Grand River and was the first sight to welcome theatergoers.
The Grand Riviera was an atmospheric theater, in which the auditorium was supposed to whisk patrons off to another place - in this case an old Roman garden.
The Grand Riviera's auditorium was supposed to "transport" theatergoers to another world, in this case an old Roman garden.
The Grand Riviera's interior was most certainly grand and filled with ornate plasterwork.
The Grand Riveria's Italian Garden, part of the Roman motif featured in the atmospheric theater.
Looking out from the stage toward the auditorium and its balcony
Looking out from the balcony toward the Italian Garden
The Italian Garden in the auditorium
The view from the Grand Riviera's stage
The mezzanine promenade of the Grand Riviera
The ladies' parlor of the Grand Riviera Theatre
The auditorium of the Grand Riviera
The Grand Riviera's stage and proscenium arch
The balcony of the Grand Riviera
The organ loft inside the Grand Riviera's auditorium
The Grand Riviera's auditorium, looking from the stage