The Century 16 opened on 1 October 1998 with a "Canned Film Festival"
benefiting the Utah Food Bank. "Patrons were admitted to the inaugural
screening by donating a non-perishable food item." The 57,700
square-foot theater complex was built by Layton Construction and has 16
THX-certified theaters, all with stadium seating and digital sound. The
largest auditoriums seat 400 and the smallest 180. The old, domed
Century theaters and the Prudential Federal Savings building were
demolished to make room for the theater. The site has 8.41 acres.