Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Designed by Albert G. Lansburgh, who had graduated from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, the Capitol Theatre was originally built as part of the Orpheum Theatre chain. It utilized the most modern mechanical contrivances or its time, bringing advancements in safety and comfort through such features as fireproof and earthquake-resistant construction and air conditioning. The building was remodeled in 1929 as a motion picture theater. In 1976 it was purchased by Salt Lake County and restored closely to its original form.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 40° 45.912′ N, 111° 53.553′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on 200 South, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located to the right of the entrance doors on the east side of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 West 200 South, Salt Lake City UT 84101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herald Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salt Lake Herald Building (about 500 feet away); Great Salt Lake City Station (about 500 feet away); First National Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Morgan Commercial & Normal College (about 600 feet away); Eagle Emporium Building (about 700 feet away); The Old Clock (about 700 feet away); Commercial Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.