Gallery: Brigham Young the Architect Involved in All Kinds of Buildings

President Brigham Young was a remarkable, creative designer and overseer of the buildings put up during his tenure as president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a side of him that's not wholly appreciated, according to church history curator Emily Utt.

Utt said she became interested in President Young's designs and influence after hearing anecdotal stories at various Mormon landmark buildings, stories that were largely inaccurate but intriguing.

She researched extensively, studying letters from son Joseph W. Young to Brigham Young, minutes from meetings involving various buildings and office files.

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