Hotel Utah exterior, detail [4]

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Title Hotel Utah exterior, detail [4]
Photo Number p0283n03_06_427
Description Photo shows detail of terra cotta work on the sixth floor of Hotel Utah exterior. May date from 1975, during the major renovation
Keywords Architectural ornament; Hotel Utah
Subject Hotel Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah)--Photographs; Hotels--Utah--Salt Lake City--Photographs; Hotels--Design and construction--Photographs; Buildings--Repair and reconstruction--Photographs; Terra-cotta--Photographs; Terra-cotta
Additional Information The Hotel Utah was built in 1909 - 1911, with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the primary stockholder. It was operated by the Hotel Utah Company for most of its history. In order to compete with newer hotels in the city, a renovation plan was adopted in January of 1974, to expand the building on the north, with a ballroom and convention center on the ground floor and new rooms above. The West Wing was extended northward in 1975 and the East Wing was expanded in 1976. Other areas of the hotel were also renovated and refurbished. This work was completed in the autumn of 1976. This effort gave the Hotel Utah the largest convention facilities of any hotel in the state, but failed to keep the hotel competitive, so that in 1987 it closed and was converted to LDS Church office space.
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Salt Lake County (Utah)
Owning Institution Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Collection Number and Name P0283 Hotel Utah Photograph Collection
Date 1975
Textual Date 1975
Access Restrictions This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Type Image
Master File Creation Software Photoshop CS
ARK ark:/87278/s6p84svq
Setname uum_hu
Date Created 2011-03-25
Date Modified 2015-12-11
ID 206660
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