Uptown Theatre

53 S. Main Street,
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on June 12, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Here’s a view of the Paramount Empress in a 1920 trade journal: archive

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 28, 2010 at 6:34 pm

Henry Fonda had a nice run with “THE MAN WHO UNDERSTOOD WOMEN” here at the UPTOWN in October of 1959.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on March 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

The Uptown can be seen in this night shot circa 1950s:
http://tinyurl.com/y9z9b8j

rivest266
rivest266 on February 27, 2010 at 6:01 pm

The ad that ronp mentioned on June 6th, 2009 can be seen at View link

rivest266
rivest266 on February 22, 2010 at 11:38 pm

Marcus Loew’s taken it over on September 11th, 1914
ad is at View link

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 18, 2008 at 3:17 am

Here is an article about the demise of the Uptown. Date is 7/21/71:
http://tinyurl.com/6zjx5r

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 23, 2008 at 7:14 pm

This is a photo of the Empress Theater at 53 South Main Street. Date given for photo is January 14, 1913.

utahguy
utahguy on July 18, 2007 at 3:40 am

The ZCMI Center is being demolished, as far as I know, in the big downtown re-do that the LDS Church is doing.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 14, 2005 at 6:28 pm

Here are some photos of the former Uptown Theater in Salt Lake City. Click on photos to enlarge.

deleted user
[Deleted] on May 2, 2005 at 2:50 am

What a shame this theatre was demolished.

pianoman
pianoman on December 24, 2004 at 3:12 pm

A picture of this one is in the GREAT book The New Let There Be Neon,p.107.

William
William on December 7, 2003 at 12:20 am

The Uptown Theatre seated 1380 people.