Salt Lake City, Utah: Giant Neon Bowling Pin

Formerly advertised 54 lanes at the Ritz Classic Bowl. The bowling alley was bulldozed in 2015, but the big pin has been preserved with updated lettering.

Ritz Classic Bowl

Address:
2265 State St., Salt Lake City, UT
Directions:
North of I-80 on US 89 - South State St.
Hours:
Best after dark.
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Neon bowling pin sign.

Giant Neon Bowling Pin

The pin has been refurbished with new lettering for an apartment complex that was built on the site of the former bowling alley.

[jake mckinnon, 03/05/2019]
Giant Neon Bowling Pin

Gone... for now this was taken down due to corrosion and need of repainting. The landowners and City Council have promised that it will return.

[Roy, 06/06/2017]

Giant Neon Bowling Pin.

Giant Neon Bowling Pin

Letters didn't rotate when I was there, but the sign is still looking great!

[Meg Zorn, 10/03/2016]
Giant Neon Bowling Pin

This bowling alley has just been sold to land developers and is already being torn down. No word as to whether the sign will remain.

[Roy, 02/20/2015]

Bowling pin sign.

Giant Neon Bowling Pin

I stopped to take some daytime photos of the giant bowling pin. The letters in the middle of the pin rotate in sync, displaying the message, "classic - bowling." Or, they DID rotate; the last two times I've been by, both during the day, they were not moving. I hope it's just a temporary glitch!

[Candace S., 03/20/2013]

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