Trolley Square Cinemas
2002 Photo from the Grant Smith collection
602 E 500 S
Salt Lake City UT 84102
|Record #1608 |
Opened: June 28, 1988|
Capacity: 747 seats|
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: |
| Previously operated by: Cineplex Odeon Theatres, Madstone Theatres|
Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.
Cineplex Odeon opened the Trolley Square Cinemas on 28 June 1988 in the southwest corner of the Trolley Square mall. The theater had a more luxurious style than the other multiplexes of that time. The screens were covered with curtains and all four auditoriums were equipped with Dolby Stereo.
The theater closed on 26 February 2001 as part of Cineplex Odeon's bankruptcy.
Madstone Theaters reopened the theater on 8 August 2003, operating it as an art house. "The renovated theaters boast new projection and sound equipment, rows of seats broadly spaced so moviegoers can walk past without bumping knees, a lounge area with tables and big-screen TV, and a sparkling lobby opening out to Trolley Square's southern foyer and fountain." 
1. "Art-house showdown: Utah flavor vs. New York slick", Salt Lake Tribune, 8 August 2003
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