Archive for the ‘Salt Lake History’ Category

Open House TONIGHT, April 10th, 5:30-7:30. Rare opportunity to own a classic Prairie School style home in Federal Heights. The Hubbard house was the most expensive home built in 1918 in the Salt Lake Valley. Incredibly maintained, open layout, mother-in-law apartment, generous spaces and a beautiful yard. Designed by Irving Goodfellow with all of the…Read More »

For the first time in decades, the Classical Revival mansion on the corner of Seventh Avenue and B Street know as the McIntyre House is available for sale. The 10,550 sf home was built in 1893 for Gill S. Peyton, but sold just a few years later to William H. McIntyre. There are 6 bedrooms,…Read More »

This Saturday, June 16, is your chance to tour four mid-century modern classics in Salt Lake’s St. Mary’s and Oak Hills neighborhoods. The tour is hosted by Salt Lake Modern, a part of Utah Heritage Foundation, and will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Ticket’s are just $20 at the door, or $15 for…Read More »

South Temple was first conceptualized in 1833 on Joseph Smith’s Plat of Zion. It was designed to be the finest and most prominent street in Salt Lake City. In the late 1800s the wealthiest families in the city built their mansion along South Temple, from downtown to 1300 E. Saturday, May 5th, is your chance…Read More »

Do you know who designed your home? Who had it built? What the original cost was? The folks at the Utah State Historical Society’s Office of Preservation may already have your home’s history documented. They have files on hundreds of building throughout the state, including those listed on the State and National registers. The Office…Read More »

If you take a stroll around any city block in downtown Salt Lake, expect that the trip will take much longer than it would to circle a block in any other state. This is due to the fact that Salt Lake City has the largest city blocks in the United States. The early settlers in…Read More »