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Grand Opening Tonight ad for the Richy Theater, "another new, modern showplace for the entire family.  Costing nearly $100,000, with a seating capacity of over 500.  Comfortable crying and powder rooms, luxuriously carpeted in coral and green throughout, with the color scheme carried over into the beautiful draperies."

Date: 21 April 1950

Richy Theater
838 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Open:
21 April 1950  
Closed:
After 1986  
 
The Richy Theatre was open from about 1954 to 1986.1


1. Salt Lake City Classified Business Directory, 1954-1955 through August 1986