More On The Imminent Closure of the Villa Theatre

posted by Ross Melnick on February 12, 2003 at 10:39 am

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News have confirmed KSL-TV’s story of the imminent demise of the 54-year-old Villa Theatre.

We’d like to implore the new owners of the Villa to consider preserving this theater, wholly or at least its signature facade, marquee, and sign, for the city of Salt Lake. Preserving cultural landmarks is a tremendous goodwill gesture and a hallmark of community service.

The Villa, which has delighted area audiences for over five decades, is a part of the city. Please make it part of the city’s future as well.

Read the Salt Lake Tribune story

Read the Deseret News article

Thanks to Grant Smith and Bryan Krefft for the updates.

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