Home » News
Home » News

Hale needs an escalator

Published February 23, 2013 1:01 am
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Whether the Hale Centre Theatre builds its new theater in Sandy or West Valley City, I hope its sentimental powers-that-be pay more attention to their clients than to architectural nostalgia ("Hale Centre Theatre asks Utah Legislature for $2 million to help it expand" (Tribune, Feb. 20).

I recently took my 80-somethings mother and aunt to the theater and was astounded that its majority grey-haired clientele had to climb up and down those sweeping staircases in the lobby because of the long wait for its one pitiful elevator. Most made that painful choice.

Hale's customers are old with bad knees, so instead of going for the grand and majestic look, do something that will truly help them: Invest in an escalator!

Yvonne Willis

Salt Lake City




Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus