Salt Lake City & County Building

Salt Lake City & County Building (HMNT8)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.575', W 111° 53.16'

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1891-1894, Monheim, Bird, & Proudfoot

The Salt Lake City & County Building is one of Salt Lake City's most beloved landmarks.
The building is Utah's finest example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Numerous detailed carvings, including Indian chiefs, Spanish explorers, and the faces of the first Mormon women to arrive in the Salt Lake Valley, decorate the building's exterior. Columbia, a female personification of the United States, crowns the clock tower. During the late 1980s, Salt Lake City undertook a major renovation of the building. It now sits on 440 base isolators which will allow the building to move as a whole during an earthquake. This seismic retrofit project received international attention for pioneering the use of base isolators in historic buildings.
HM NumberHMNT8
Series This marker is part of the Utah: Salt Lake City Downtown Walking Tour series
Marker Number30
Placed ByUtah Heritage Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 425215 N 4512446
Decimal Degrees40.75958333, -111.88600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.575', W 111° 53.16'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 34.50" N, 111° 53' 9.60" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 428-442 S 200 E, Salt Lake City UT 84111, US
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