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The Walker Opera House on a 1884 Sanborn fire insurance map.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map
Date: 1884

Walker Opera House
36 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Status:
Demolished 
 
The Walker Opera House was located on the south side of 200 South Street between Main and West Temple streets. The theater burned down in 1891.1

1. "THEATER IN UTAH", Ann W. Engar, Utah History Encyclopedia