State Street Heritage Buildings, Salt Lake City Photos

One street east of Main Street, State Street runs from the Capitol Building to the City and County Building with a series of heritage architecture sitting between some modern highrises.

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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.
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.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.
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.Fountain on park surrounding Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Skyline around Exchange Place including yellow Hotel Plandome. Salt Lake City, UT.Federation of Labor Hall. Salt Lake City, UT.
of Salt Lake City & County Building over Public Library garden. Salt Lake City, UT.Fountain on park surrounding Salt Lake City & County Building. Salt Lake City, UT.Skyline around Exchange Place including yellow Hotel Plandome. Salt Lake City, UT.Federation of Labor Hall (then Hotel Plandome) (1903) (69 East 400 South). Salt Lake City, UT. Architect: Richard K.A. Kletting.
Brooks Arcade. Salt Lake City, UT.Wells Fargo Center over Brooks Arcade. Salt Lake City, UT.Salt Lake City Marriott City Center. Salt Lake City, UT.Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.
Brooks Arcade (260 S. State St.). Salt Lake City, UT. On National Register.Wells Fargo Center over Brooks Arcade. Salt Lake City, UT.Salt Lake City Marriott City Center (2000) (12 floors) (220 South State St.). Salt Lake City, UT.Orpheum Theatre (132 South State St.). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Second Renaissance Revival. Architect: Carl Neuhausen.
Second Renaissance Revival details of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of Venus, symbol of vaudeville on pediment of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Female face on facade of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Bearded face on facade of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.
Second Renaissance Revival details of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Statue of Venus, symbol of vaudeville on pediment of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Female face on facade of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.Bearded face on facade of Orpheum Theatre. Salt Lake City, UT.
Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company (1939 & 1947). Salt Lake City, UT.Art Deco entrance grill to Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company, now Qwest / AT&T building. Salt Lake City, UT.Social Hall Museum containing adobe foundations by Truman O. Angell now encased in a glass monument the same size as original Mormon recreational center & theater. Salt Lake City, UT.Bronze plaque of what original Social Hall looked like. Salt Lake City, UT.
Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company (1939 (1st 2 floors) & 1947) (70 South State St.). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Art Deco.Art Deco entrance grill to Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Company, now Qwest / AT&T building. Salt Lake City, UT.Social Hall Museum containing adobe foundations (1852) by Truman O. Angell now encased in a glass monument (1992) the same size as original Mormon recreational center & theater (35 South State St.). Salt Lake City, UT.Bronze plaque of what original Social Hall looked like. Salt Lake City, UT.
Hansen Planetarium 1905. Salt Lake City, UT.Facade of Hansen Planetarium. Salt Lake City, UT.Alta Club Building. Salt Lake City, UT.State Street facade of Alta Club. Salt Lake City, UT.
Hansen Planetarium (former Public Library) 1905 (15 South State St.). Salt Lake City, UT. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Hines & LaFarge + Frederick A. Hale.Facade of Hansen Planetarium (former Public Library). Salt Lake City, UT.Alta Club Building (1897-8 & 1910) (100 East South Temple). Salt Lake City, UT. Architect: Frederick A. Hale.State Street facade of Alta Club. Salt Lake City, UT.
Temple Street facade of Alta Club. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol seen through Eagle Gate up State Street. Salt Lake City, UT.LDS Office Building over Eagle Gate, Lion & Beehive houses. Salt Lake City, UT.Beehive House & apartment block around Eagle Gate. Salt Lake City, UT.
Temple Street facade of Alta Club. Salt Lake City, UT.Utah State Capitol seen through Eagle Gate up State Street. Salt Lake City, UT.LDS Office Building (1972) (28 floors) (50 East North Temple) over Eagle Gate, Lion & Beehive houses. Salt Lake City, UT. Architect: George Cannon Young.Beehive House & apartment block around Eagle Gate. 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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