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Share your memories of the Hotel Utah/Joseph Smith Memorial Building

by | Feb. 18, 2011

Opinions & Features

If you have ever been to Salt Lake City, chances are you have visited the elegant white building on the corner of Main Street and South Temple. First known as the Hotel Utah and now the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, this landmark will celebrate its 100th anniversary this June and now is your chance to share your memories of this grand old building.

The Hotel Utah opened on 9 June 1911 and served as a gathering place for national and international visitors alike for the next 76 years. Closed in 1987, it reopened in 1993 as the Joseph Smith Memorial Building after extensive redesign and renovation. Currently, the building welcomes the public to its three restaurants and multiple banquet rooms and provides office space for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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