Granada Theater

241 South Main,
Salt Lake City, UT

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The American Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT in 1914

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The Granada Theater, located at 241 South Main, in Salt Lake City, opened sometime around 1918 and was later renamed the American. In addition to its balcony, the theater was known to have an upstairs ballroom.

The Granada was later converted into office or retail space, and eventually demolished.

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utahguy on February 21, 2005 at 10:20 pm

Could this have become the W.T. Grant downtown store? I remember years ago somebody saying that building had a ballroom upstairs, which I always thought was a strange thing for a Grant’s store to have.

TLSLOEWS on December 22, 2009 at 7:08 pm

Nice place.Who cleans it up? The Real spelling of Theatre is Theatre.But it works both ways!!!!Look at the old pictures it is always spelled theatre. But like the masks of old time Theatres one is happy one is sad.Thats show business!

rivest266 on February 22, 2010 at 8:42 pm

March 8th, 1929 grand opening ad as Granada is at View link

Tinseltoes on August 12, 2012 at 4:01 pm

This 1913 trade article shows an American Theatre in Salt Lake City, which suggests that American, and not Granada, was the original name: archive

Tinseltoes on August 14, 2012 at 11:51 am

Re-visited in 1915 on the right side of this trade journal page: archive

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