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Fox Theatre
233 West 1230 North
Provo, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
Total Seats:
796 
Open:
1 June 1967  
Closed:
1986  
 
The Fox Theatre in Provo had 796 seats and opened in May 1967. The theater was built by Fox Intermountain Theatres, a subsidiary of National General Corp., as part of a 50-million-dollar expansion program to add 100 new theatres in the U.S.1

The Fox Theater was almost identical to the Fox Cottonwood Mall Theater in Salt Lake before it was split.  The Fox Theater was demolished and a McDonalds now stands on the site.

1. "S.L. Theater Will Park 1,056 Cars", Salt Lake Tribune, 25 April 1967, Page 20