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Crossroads Cinemas
Salt Lake City, Utah

Plitt Theaters opened the Crossroads Cinemas on 20 June 1980.   It was the first new theater in downtown Salt Lake City since the Centre Theatre in 1937.  The triplex was located in the northwest corner of the basement of Crossroads Plaza.  The largest auditorium seated 558 and was equipped for 70mm 6-track Dolby Stereo.   Loews Cineplex closed the theater on 17 June 2000, after deciding not to renew the lease due to declining ticket sales.   The mall was demolished in 2007 to make way for the new City Creek Center development.

 
 
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Grove Theater Legacy
Miller family provides 30 years of movie entertainment

By Greg Hall
New Utah, 04 December 2003, Page 3

Article Summary:
John Miller started his first theater in Heber in the mid 1920s, where he showed silent movies.  He later moved to American Fork, where he built the Towne Cinema.  He also purchased the Alhambra theater in Pleasant Grove and a theater in Lehi.

For almost 30 years the Miller family operated the Alhambra, with sons running the movie projectors while daughters worked the concession stand and ticket booths.  In 1972, after the Miller children had moved away, the theater was sold to Lamont Alan.

The Alhambra was recently transformed into the Little London Theater, offering dinner and live plays.  Many were saddened when the popular venture closed in 2002, but in 2003 Gayliene Omary and Jan Shelton purchased the property and renamed the theater The Grove Theater and Academy.

 

 

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Grove Theater Legacy