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Address: 451 S State St, between 400 and 500 South Sts., Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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+1 801-533-0858

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Lovely Old Building

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... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Tucson, Arizona
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Ellensburg, Washington
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Reviewed 28 October 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.

Thank Nate C
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 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.

Thank TucsonGrammy
Sun City West, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 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 the basement to see what had to be done. They have earthquakes in the area... More 

Thank Barb J
Stuart, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We visited the outside and grounds of this lovely structure to celebrate the lives of the 49 victims of the Pulse mass shooting. The facilities were perfect for the gathering, even though it lightly rained the entire evening.

Thank Kristen T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The area around this beautiful and historic structure is the site of many local celebrations. Check ahead of time. Restored to its original beauty, it is about to undergo some more maintainence. That maight make it more difficult to get to or see some of it. A must-visit for historic structure and architecture buffs.

Thank nmbiela
Fremont, California
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

We visited the City Hall in Salt Lake City. It is also the building for the county. It is an architectural gem with unique architecture, gargoyles, etc. It was originally constructed between 1891 and 1894. When we were visiting the area May 2016, we also watched a program on TV that described the upcoming remodeling of the building.

Thank mini
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. I awed by how beautiful this building is. It was closed the day I was there so I don't know what it's like inside, but the outside alone is worth seeing. The park around it is beautiful too.

Thank ZimboLady
Clearfield, Utah
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Salt Lake City and County Building, situated in the middle of Washington Square (bordered by State Street/100 East, 400 South, 200 East, and 500 South) in Downtown Salt Lake City, has quite a history. It was completed in 1894 to house the government of SLC as a replacement to two government buildings built in 1860s—the Salt Lake City Council Hall... More 

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Rock Creek, Canada
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Beautiful grounds surrounding the housing and buildings. It is a great walking trip and tour lots of history and very educational artifacts . Lots of walking paths as well for your enjoyment or just rest in the grounds recollecting oneself from every day hustle and bustle.

Thank Marie J
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

If you are interested in this building, just drive by and look at it. There is nothing to do inside and the outside grass area is an alternate location for homeless people and dead birds. In the summer they have many nice festival here like international festival, Utah Arts Festival, pride festival, and so on. Those are worth attending and... More 

Thank Scott S

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