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Amusing to read that at it’s completion in the 1890s this structure was massively over budget at a... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
BatGuano30
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Our vote for most big city/real city building!

If your a fan of Richardson Romanesque architecture (think Boston) this is your building. In fact... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
keithwesterberg
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salt lake city
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

They don't build them like this anymore.....very impressive structure. And, word is that it was built to be just taller than the buildings in the Temple Square area of the Mormon Church.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Amusing to read that at it’s completion in the 1890s this structure was massively over budget at a cost of $900,000. I don’t know if this level of detail could even be built today for $900 million.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

beautiful exterior to drive by. just older offices inside so unless you have work there, just offices. It is nice on the inside, but there are better things to do with short time in SLC.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

The city and County Building has a nice park and water fountain as part of its property. I would only go there for a few minutes to half an hour because there isn't much to see there with exception of the fountain, the trees, and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

The history and architecture of the City/County building is very impressive! I also love attending the many "cultural" events held at this site - most especially the "Living Traditions" 3-day event. I would suggest that the events held at this site be advertised better (and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank dianaelms
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We went to see the City and County Building again when we were in Salt Lake City. City government offices are in the building. The historic and beautiful buildings were built between 1891 - 1894.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

If your a fan of Richardson Romanesque architecture (think Boston) this is your building. In fact, it is really the only building in town in this style which in itself makes it remarkable. In a city with a dearth of great and notable architecture, this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank keithwesterberg
Reviewed October 27, 2016

They must of spent a lot on this building. It is worth a walk through with nice grounds and just a very nice building.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 286natec
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This building was redone while I lived in Salt Lake City. It takes up a whole block with lovely old trees and lots of grass. Inside are many things to see. If you like old buildings, you'll love this one.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank TucsonGrammy
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Our group of 30 had a private tour but there is a self-guided tour and fact sheet. The history is very interesting including the fact that it was originally built on quicksand. Lots had to be done to make it safe. We were guided into...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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