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Sawyer and Young opened the Lyceum Theater on 9 November 1903 in a small frame structure which was originally built as a school house.   The auditorium of the Lyceum had a slanted floor with a seating capacity of 250, but “another fifty could be crowded in if necessary.”  The Lyceum closed on 17 July 1910, with demolition beginning the next day, so that a new “thoroughly up-to-date show house” could open on the site in time for the next vaudeville season.

 
 
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An aerial photo of the Pioneer Twin Drive-In in 1997.  The entrance of the drive in is in the lower right.

Courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Date: 12 September 1997

Pioneer Twin Drive-In
(Pioneer Motor-Vu Theatre)
 
1255 South State Street
Provo, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Auditoriums:
Open:
Before 1950  
Closed:
May 2002  
Demolished:
2002  
 
The Pioneer Twin Drive-In was located at 1255 South State Street, in the rapidly growing southeast section of Provo.  A Utah County developer purchased the 20-acre property in May 2000 with plans to build a grocery store, strip malls, and fast-food restaurants.

"Time's running out for Utah drive-ins", Deseret news, 31 May 2000, Page A1