Monuments and Landmarks in Salt Lake City (Utah)

Salt Lake Temple
  • Salt Lake Temple

    The Salt Lake Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. At 253,015 square feet (23,505.9 m2), it is the largest LDS temple by floor area. Dedicated in 1893, it is the sixth temple completed by the church, requiring 40 years to complete, and the fourth temple built since the Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1846.
Vivint Smart Home Arena
  • Vivint Smart Home Arena

    Vivint Smart Home Arena is an indoor arena located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The building is owned by Jazz Basketball Investors, Inc., the estate of Larry H. Miller. The arena is the home of the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and has been the home venue for other professional athletic teams such as the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League and the Utah Starzz of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). It seats 18,306 for ...
Maverik Center
  • Maverik Center

    The Maverik Center, originally known as the E Center, is a 12,000 seat multi-purpose arena located in West Valley City, Utah, United States. Construction on the arena started in 1996 and was completed in time to hold its first event on September 22, 1997. The arena is owned by West Valley City, and managed by Centennial Management Group, Inc. During the 2002 Winter Olympics it served as the main venue for the ice hockey events, and as the venue for ice ...
Jon M. Huntsman Center
  • Jon M. Huntsman Center

    The Jon M. Huntsman Center is a 15,000-seat indoor arena in the western United States, on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. It is the home of the Utah Utes of the Pac-12 Conference, the primary venue for basketball and gymnastics.
Downtown SLC
This Is The Place Heritage Park
Downtown Salt Lake City
  • Downtown Salt Lake City

    Downtown is the oldest district in Salt Lake City, Utah. The grid from which the entire city is laid out originates at Temple Square, the location of the Salt Lake Temple.
Smith's Ballpark
  • Smith's Ballpark

    Smith's Ballpark (formerly known as Franklin Quest Field, later Franklin Covey Field, and more recently Spring Mobile Ballpark) is a minor league baseball park in the western United States, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the home field of the Salt Lake Bees of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League and the collegiate Utah Utes of the Pac-12 Conference. Smith's Ballpark opened 24 years ago in 1994 with a seating capacity of 15,400, the largest in the PCL. It is ...
S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law

    The S.J. Quinney College of Law is the law school of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Established in 1913, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is nationally recognized for its accomplished faculty, innovative curriculum, and low student-to-faculty ratio. Utah law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is accredited by the American Bar Association. The 2018 US News & World Report Law School Rankings place the S.J. Quinney College ...
Church Administration Building
  • Church Administration Building

    The Church Administration Building (CAB) is an administrative office building in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States serving as the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the fourth-largest Christian denomination in the United States. Completed in 1917, the building is adjacent to Temple Square, between the Joseph Smith Memorial Building and the Lion House, on South Temple Drive. It differs from the Church Office Building in that it is much smaller and furnishes offices ...
Salt Palace
  • Salt Palace

    This article describes a convention center in Utah. For the demolished arena of the same name see Salt Palace (arena). The Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, more commonly known as the Salt Palace, is a convention center in the western United States, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Named after Utah's 11th governor, Calvin L. Rampton, the name "Salt Palace" was previously used by two other venues in the city.
Triad Center
  • Triad Center

    The Triad Center is a complex of office buildings in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Originally planned to be a large development, containing several office and residential buildings (including the tallest buildings in Utah), the project was canceled after only two phases were completed. It currently houses LDS Business College, the BYU Salt Lake Center, offices of the Deseret News and the studios of KSL-TV and KSL Radio. The landlord and prominent tenants are affiliated in one way or another ...
Gardo House
  • Gardo House

    The Gardo House was the official residence of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) during the tenures of John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff.
Moran Eye Center
  • Moran Eye Center

    The John A. Moran Eye Center is an academic medical center offering comprehensive, multi-specialty care, basic, translational and clinical research, ophthalmology residency and fellowship training, and local and international humanitarian outreach. It is located on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah and is a department within the University of Utah Health Care system. University of Utah Health Care is one of only two academic medical centers to rank in the top 10 for quality by ...
Endowment House
  • Endowment House

    The Endowment House was an early building used by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to administer temple ordinances in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. From the construction of the Council House in 1852, Salt Lake City's first public building, until the construction of the Endowment House, the Mormons used the top floor of the Council House for administering temple rituals. When this arrangement proved impractical, Brigham Young directed Truman O. Angell, architect of the Salt ...
International Peace Gardens
  • International Peace Gardens

    1000 S 900 W 84104 Salt Lake City UT United States
    The International Peace Gardens symbolize the true spirit of democracy and world peace, brotherly love, history, literature and cultural heritage of many lands. The gardens cover 11 acres along the bank of the Jordan River in Jordan Park. One of only two peace gardens in the United States – the other located in North Dakota on the Canadian border, the Peace Gardens are truly a beautiful place of quite reflection. The Peace Gardens is estimated to attract more ...
Abravanel Hall
  • Abravanel Hall

    Abravanel Hall is a concert hall in Salt Lake City, Utah that is home to the Utah Symphony, and is part of the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts. The hall is an architectural landmark in the city, and is adjacent to Temple Square and the Salt Palace on South Temple Street. The hall can hold up to 2,811 occupants.
Zoo Lights
Welfare Square
  • Welfare Square

    Welfare Square is a complex in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), to provide material assistance to poor and otherwise needy individuals and families. Welfare Square is part of the Church's Church Welfare System. It includes a 178-foot, 300,000 bushel grain silo, fruit orchards, a milk-processing plant, a cannery, a bakery, a Deseret Industries thrift store, a private employment office, and the LDS Church's largest Bishop's storehouse, ...
Ensign Peak
  • Ensign Peak

    1002 N Ensign Vista Dr 84010 Salt Lake City UT United States
    Ensign Peak is a peak in the foothills near downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. It is approximately one mile north of the Utah State Capitol and sits almost directly behind it. On July 26, 1847, Brigham Young and other early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) climbed this hill and gave it its present name. The hill has religious significance in LDS Church history and in its symbolism.Further reading. An address giving some background ...
Memory Grove Park
Airport (UTA station)
  • Airport (UTA station)

    Airport is a light rail station located at the Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah serviced by the Green Line of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX system. The Green Line has service to West Valley City via Downtown Salt Lake City, and connects with the rest of the TRAX system, as well as UTA's FrontRunner commuter rail and S Line streetcar.
United States Courthouse for the District of Utah
  • United States Courthouse for the District of Utah

    The U.S. Courthouse for the District of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States is a federal courthouse located at 351 South West Temple Street in downtown Salt Lake City, on the corner of 400 South and West Temple. It is located behind the Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse. The building houses the United States District Court for the District of Utah. It opened in April 2014. The courthouse was designed by Thomas Phifer of the Thomas Phifer & ...
Capitol Hill (Salt Lake City)
  • Capitol Hill (Salt Lake City)

    Capitol Hill in Salt Lake City gets its name from the Utah State Capitol prominently overlooking downtown. In addition, Capitol Hill can be considered a neighborhood of Salt Lake City.
Utah Supreme Court
  • Utah Supreme Court

    The Utah Supreme Court is the supreme court of the state of Utah. It has final authority of interpretation of the Utah Constitution. The Utah Supreme Court is composed of five members: a chief justice, an associate chief justice, and three justices. All justices are appointed by the governor of Utah, with confirmation by the Utah Senate. The five justices vote among themselves for the position of chief justice and associate chief justice, who each serve a term of four ...
Lion House (Salt Lake City)
  • Lion House (Salt Lake City)

    The Lion House is a large residence built in 1856 by Brigham Young, second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), in Salt Lake City, Utah, to accommodate his large family. A polygamist, Young ultimately fathered 57 children by more than two dozen wives, and also had many adopted, foster, and stepchildren. He owned residences throughout Salt Lake City and Utah Territory, but many of his wives and children were housed in the Lion House. The ...
One World Cafe
  • One World Cafe

    One World Everybody Eats (OWEE) was a nonprofit community kitchen and is a foundation based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Its motto was "a hand up, not a hand out" and serves food according to a "no-menu, no prices" model. A pay-what-you-want model was used.
Hoberman Arch
  • Hoberman Arch

    The Hoberman Arch was the centerpiece of the Olympic Medals Plaza in downtown Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Following the Olympics the arch was moved to the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Cauldron Park where, along with the Olympic cauldron, it was one of the main highlights and an important part of Salt Lake's Olympic legacy. In August 2014 the arch was removed from the park and a new public display location is currently being planned.
Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse
  • Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse

    This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the General Services Administration. The Frank E. Moss United States Courthouse (originally known as the United States Post Office and Courthouse) is a historic United States federal courthouse and federal building in Salt Lake City, Utah. The courthouse is located in Salt Lake's Exchange Place Historic District. It is the oldest building among eight buildings (all constructed between 1903 and 1917) that make up that district. The building reflect Utah's growing ...
Power (UTA station)
  • Power (UTA station)

    Power is a light rail station in Salt Lake City, Utah, served by the Green Line of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX system. The Green Line provides service from the Salt Lake City International Airport to West Valley City (via Downtown Salt Lake City), and connects with the rest of the TRAX system, as well as UTA's FrontRunner commuter rail and S Line streetcar.
222 Main
  • 222 Main

    222 Main is Utah’s first LEED Gold-certified high-rise. The structure stands 22 stories high and is located at 222 South Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was constructed by Hamilton Partners and construction on the building was completed in December 2009. The building was facing serious occupancy issues, with the pre-lease rate remaining at around 25% but rates subsequently increased, especially with the largely publicized lease announcement of Goldman Sachs. The building is now fully occupied. Atop the building ...
ZCMI Center Mall
  • ZCMI Center Mall

    The ZCMI Center Mall was a shopping center near Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah that was owned by Zions Securities Corporation, which opened in 1975 and closed in 2007. At the time of its opening, it was the largest downtown mall in the country. ZCMI stands for Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution, which refers to a department store owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) that had locations in Utah and Idaho until it ...
  • City Creek Center

    The City Creek Center is a mixed-use development with an upscale open-air shopping center, office and residential buildings, fountain, and simulated creek near Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. It is an undertaking by Property Reserve, Inc. (the commercial real estate division of the Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and Taubman Centers, Inc. The center integrates shopping and residential elements, with foliage-lined walkways and streams covering ...
Seagull Monument
  • Seagull Monument

    The Seagull Monument is a small monument situated immediately in front of the Salt Lake Assembly Hall on Temple Square, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Monument commemorates what some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church, see also "Mormons") call the Miracle of the Gulls.
Jackson/Euclid (UTA station)
  • Jackson/Euclid (UTA station)

    Jackson/Euclid is a light rail station in Salt Lake City, Utah serviced by the Green Line of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX system. The Green Line provides service from the Salt Lake City International Airport to West Valley City (via Downtown Salt Lake City and connects with the rest of the TRAX system, as well as UTA's FrontRunner commuter rail and S Line streetcar.
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium

    Rice-Eccles Stadium is an outdoor college football stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the campus of the University of Utah. It is the home field of the Utah Utes of the Pac-12 Conference. It served as the main stadium for the 2002 Winter Olympics; the Opening and Closing Ceremonies were held at the stadium, which was temporarily renamed "Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium". The FieldTurf playing field runs in the traditional north-south configuration, and sits at an elevation of 4,637 feet (1,413 ...
Eagle Gate
  • Eagle Gate

    The Eagle Gate monument is a historical monument—more in the form of an arch than a gate—seventy-six feet across, situated at the intersection of State Street at South Temple, adjacent to Temple Square, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Salt Palace (arena)

    The Salt Palace was an indoor arena located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Built on land that was once the "Little Tokyo" area of the city, construction was pushed by Salt Lake's bid committee for the 1972 Winter Olympics, which included Gen. Maxwell E. Rich, president of the Greater Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Calvin L. Rampton, and Salt Lake Tribune publisher John W. Gallivan. Ground was broken for the county's "civic auditorium" in March 1967, and the Salt Palace ...
Fort Douglas (UTA station)
  • Fort Douglas (UTA station)

    Fort Douglas is a light rail station on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States, served by the Red Line of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) TRAX light rail system. The Red Line provides service from the University of Utah Medical Center to the Daybreak Community of South Jordan.
Discovery Gateway
  • Discovery Gateway

    Discovery Gateway, formerly The Children's Museum of Utah (TCMU), is an interactive, hands-on children's museum located in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Comprising over 60,000 square feet (6,000 m2) of exhibit space, Discovery Gateway is located at 444 West 100 South in The Gateway.
  • Questar Corporation (gas company)

    Questar Corporation is a natural gas-focused energy company based in Salt Lake City, Utah in the Rocky Mountains. Questar's three major lines of business — retail gas distribution, interstate gas transportation and gas production — are conducted through its principal subsidiaries: Questar Gas, Questar Pipeline and Wexpro. Wexpro is an oil and natural gas producer in the Rocky Mountains. Previously known as Mountain Fuel Supply Company the company reorganized under a holding company in 1984 and is publicly traded as Questar ...
Brigham Young Monument
  • Brigham Young Monument

    The Brigham Young Monument (or Pioneer Monument) is a bronzed historical monument located on the north sidewalk of the intersection at Main and South Temple Streets of Salt Lake City, Utah. It was erected in honour of pioneer-colonizer, Utah governor, and LDS Church president Brigham Young who led the Mormon pioneers into the Utah Territory in 1847. The base of the twenty-five-foot monument has the bronze figure of an Indian facing east and that of a bearded fur trapper facing ...
Kingsbury Hall
  • Kingsbury Hall

    Kingsbury Hall is a center for the performing arts located on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah.
East Bench, Salt Lake City
  • East Bench, Salt Lake City

    East Bench in Salt Lake City, Utah is a relatively affluent and primarily residential neighborhood of Salt Lake City that lies at the base of the Wasatch Range and extends west to approximately 1500 East. Foothill is the northern part of this area, divided by Interstate 80, and takes its name from the area's major traffic artery of Foothill Drive (State Route 186), which runs parallel to the base of the mountains and connects Interstate 80 with the University of ...