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The old trolley barn that used to house the Flick Theatre is now a Restoration Hardware store.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 3 May 2002

Flick Theatre
(The Flick at Trolley Square)
 
602 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Status:
Interior Demolished 
Auditoriums:
Total Seats:
600 
Open:
22 December 1976  
Closed:
23 April 1998  
 
The Cooper-Highland circuit of Denver1 opened the Flick Theatres on 22 December 1976 with both 300-seat auditoriums2 showing "The Seven Per-Cent Solution." The theaters, located across from the Trolley Theatres at Trolley Square, featured "lavish draperies in the main auditoriums, as well as the rich-looking, expensive carpeting in the lobby area."1

In about 1982, Mann Theatres purchased the Flick Theater.3 Carmike Cinemas acquired the theater in the mid-1990s. The theater closed permanently about 23 April 1998 and the space was converted to retail.


1. "Eight new screens added to theaters", Deseret News, 23 December 1976, C7
2. "Flick Theatres Open Today", 22 December 1976, Salt Lake Tribune, page 12A
3. "Creekside theater complex opens", Deseret News, 17 December 1982, page W11