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Joseph Smith Memorial Building: Thanks for the memories

A beautiful, white building opened in 1911, towering over the dirt streets of Salt Lake City and would become Utah’s most prominent and famous hotel.

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building is turning 100 years old and is celebrating by letting the public share personal memories of the building.

Through the building’s celebration website, experiences and pictures have been shared that date back to 1911 when Hotel Utah first opened. Neil Wilkinson, chairman of the celebration committee, said the building has so much history that needs to be shared and enjoyed.

“We’re just trying to put together a celebration of this grand old building,” he said.

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