Utah State Capitol Photos

The domed capitol building of the State of Utah was built 1911-16 and was designed by architect Richard K.A. Kletting. Prior to its construction, the Utah legislature met in what is now the Salt Lake City & County Building (1891-4) designed by Monheim, Bird, & Proudfoot. The Utah territorial government met in Council Hall (1864) which was also the Old City Hall, now moved to opposite the new capitol building.

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Utah State Capitol against hills surrounding Salt Lake. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol seen through Eagle Gate up State Street. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.
Utah State Capitol against hills surrounding Salt Lake. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol seen through Eagle Gate up State Street. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol (1911-16). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: Richard K.A. Kletting.Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.
Cupola atop Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Neoclassical details of Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Pediment of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.
Cupola atop Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Neoclassical details of Dome of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Pediment of Utah State Capitol. Salt Lake City, UT.Salt Lake City & County Building (1891-4) (5 floors) (451 S. State St.). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Monheim, Bird, & Proudfoot. On National Register.
Tower of Salt Lake City & County Building which was territorial & state capitol until 1915. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of Columbia holding eagle atop Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of commerce in front of clock on tower of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah seal in carved stone of miner & farmer flanking sun rising over beehive on Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.
Tower of Salt Lake City & County Building which was territorial & state capitol until 1915. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of Columbia holding eagle atop Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of commerce in front of clock on tower of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah seal in carved stone of miner & farmer flanking sun rising over beehive on Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.
Entrance arches of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Stone carvings on capital column of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Chateau-like slate roof of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.of Salt Lake City & County Building over Public Library garden. Salt Lake City, UT.
Entrance arches of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Stone carvings on capital column of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Chateau-like slate roof of Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.of Salt Lake City & County Building over Public Library garden. Salt Lake City, UT.
Council Hall was old Salt Lake City Hall moved across from Utah Capitol, now office of Utah Travel Council. Salt Lake City, UT.Council Hall was not only old City Hall but meeting place of Territorial Legislature when it adopted free public schools, first university & women's suffrage. Salt Lake City, UT.Cupola of Council Hall once held fire bell & public clock. Salt Lake City, UT.
Council Hall (1864) was old Salt Lake City Hall moved (1961) across from Utah Capitol, now office of Utah Travel Council. Salt Lake City, UT.Council Hall was not only old City Hall but meeting place of Territorial Legislature when it adopted free public schools, first university & women's suffrage. Salt Lake City, UT.Cupola of Council Hall once held fire bell & public clock. Salt Lake City, UT.

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