Joseph Smith Memorial Building

Joseph Smith Memorial Building (HMNW8)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84150 Salt Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 46.168', W 111° 53.425'

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Hotel Utah

1909-1911, Parkinson & Bergstrom

The Hotel Utah was the "Grande Dame" of hotels in the Intermountain West. For most
of the 20th century. the hotel hosted Utah's most distinguished visitors and was a focal point of local social activity. As one historian wrote, "Everything that was anything was held there." The building is a lavish example of Second Renaissance Revival style architecture — with a Utah touch. Look for the huge brick and plaster beehive cupola atop the hotel. The beehive is Utah's state symbol. In 1987, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints decided to close the Hotel Utah and renovate the building to house church offices and meeting spaces. Today the hotel is known as the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
HM NumberHMNW8
Marker Number2
Placed ByUtah Heritage Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 424853 N 4513547
Decimal Degrees40.76946667, -111.89041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.168', W 111° 53.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 10.08" N, 111° 53' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)801
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 E South Temple St, Salt Lake City UT 84150, US
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