Cottonwood Mall theater closes doors

By Dave Anderton, Deseret News business writer
Deseret News, 15 February 2002

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Cottonwood Mall

Carmike Cinemas Inc. closed the 34-year-old Cottonwood Mall 4 theater on Valentine's Day, 14 February 2002.

Westates Theatres is negotiating with JP Realty and Carmike to lease the Cottonwood Mall 4 theater.

Cache Valley 3, Logan

Westates Theatres Inc. will take over management of the Cache Valley 3 theater from Carmike Cinemas on 16 February 2002.  Westates entered a short-term lease agreement with JP Realty after Carmike Cinemas decided to pull out of the theater.

Westates will spend $50,000 to $100,000 on upgrading movie and sound equipment in the Cache Valley 3.  Westates is also negotiating to replace the theater with a new multiplex with six to eight screens and stadium seating.

Holladay Centre Cinemas

Westates Theatres took over the Holladay Centre Cinemas from Loews Cineplex in 2001.

Westares Theatres

Westates was founded roughly 50 years ago by Rudman's father, Anthony William Rudman.