Strand Theatre

253 S. State Street,
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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The Bungalow Hotel was built in 1908 and the Bungalow Theatre was housed in the hotel. It 1909 it was renamed the Lyceum Theatre. In 1912 it went through a total transformation, receiving an new facade, twin box offices, and complete internal updates. At this time it was renamed the Rex Theatre. The Rex Theatre was a junior vaudeville and motion picture theatre.

By 1918 it was renamed the Strand Theatre and lasted as a motion picture theatre until the early-1950’s. The building eventually became the Axelrod furniture store and and now houses the Tivoli Gallery with apartments above the gallery.

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on August 13, 2012 at 7:44 am

This webpage has additional information about the the theater, including several pictures of how it looked over the years.

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