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West Jordan, Utah

After the city bowery was demolished to make way for a new fire station, West Jordan Theater Arts opened the 230-seat Sugar Factory Playhouse in the city's old sugar factory.  Inspired by Trolley Square, the West Jordan City Council planned to renovate the sugar factory and turn it into a cultural arts center with a larger auditorium, amphitheater, art gallery, conference center, reception hall, and retail center.  Expensive seismic upgrades eventually doomed the project and the sugar factory was demolished by the end of 2010.

 
 
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Society Hall
Park City, Utah
 
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The Society Hall had a reputation of being "one of the finest show houses in the West.” The theater was built in 1883 and had "a large orchestra pit, elaborate stage scenery, and a fancy lobby and seating area.[1]


1. "Hospitality and Gullibility: A Magician's View of Utah's Mormons", Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 64, Number 1 (Winter 1996)