|Utah Movie Theatres (page 2)|
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The Carol Theatre opened in the mid-1940s. It closed in 1981 and has been vacant since then. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]
The Murray Theatre was built in 1938 and closed in 1999. From 2001-2004, it was home to the "Murray Unity Spiritual Center." The interior was remodeled during that time. Since 2006, the Murray has been featuring live performances. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]
|Peery's Egyptian Theatre
|The Peery's Egyptian Theatre opened in 1924. The atmospheric Egyptian design was inspired by Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA which was built in 1922. The Arlington Hotel, previously at this site, burned down in 1923. To be safe, this theatre was built of poured and reinforced concrete. The theatre closed in 1984. It was restored and reopened in 1997 as a performing arts center and movie theatre. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Peery's is used as a satellite location for the annual Sundance Film Festival which is based in Park City, UT. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
|The SCERA Showhouse opened in 1941 as a single screen theatre. In 1984, an outdoor theatre for live performances was built. In 1995, the Showhouse II theatre was built on the same property. Since around 2006, the complex has been known as the SCERA Center for the Arts. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
|The Gem Theatre opened in 1909 as the Kinema Theatre. After a devastating fire in 1924, it was rebuilt. It was renamed the Hub Theatre in 1928. It was renamed the Gem Theatre by a new owner in 1930. The theatre closed in 1984. After extensive renovations, it reopened in 2011. A new marquee sign was installed. The neon sign that previously hung above the marquee was restored and installed on the side of the building. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
Park City, UT
|The Park City Egyptian Theatre was built in 1926. It was remodeled in 1963 and reopened as the Silver Wheel Theater. In 1978, the Egyptian facade was nearly replaced with a Western motif. In 1981, the theatre became a live performance venue. It is also used as one of the main venues for the Sundance Film Festival. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
|The Price Theatre was built in 1938 and is still open today. For more, see this website. [map]|
|The Crown Theatre opened as the Eko Theatre in 1911. It was later named the Lyric Theatre and the Utah Theatre. It became the Crown Theatre in 1950. It has been closed since 2009. These photos are from 2014. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]|
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