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    Utah State Capitol Building
    350 N Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1632;
    Guided tours of the Capitol are given every half-hour from 9AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday.

    The Capitol Building will be closed 2004-2008 for a $200 million renovation project;
    State Capitol Preservation Board - Dedicated to preservation and enhancement of the property.
    Capitol College - resource for teachers, students, and other individuals interested in having information about our Utah State Capitol Building.

    Legislators chose Richard Kletting's Renaissance Revival plan for a 404-foot long, 240-foot wide and 286-foot tall statehouse. The building was constructed between 1912 and 1916, using granite from nearby Little Cottonwood Canyon and the dome is covered with Utah copper. It is an elegant architectural masterpiece set on a 40-acre hilltop parcel overlooking the Salt Lake Valley.

    Utah Politics
    This MainTour Special Feature has weblinks to many important state political officials and government agencies.

    Utah Supreme Court - East Wing
    The Supreme Court is the "court of last resort" in Utah. The court consists of five justices who serve ten-year renewable terms. The justices elect a chief justice by majority vote to serve for four years, and an associate chief justice to serve for two years.

    Utah House of Representatives - West Wing
    The House of Representatives is home to 75 state leaders during Utah's 45-day legislative session, which begins in January. Representatives serve two years and are elected from districts of about 25,000 people. The Senate, which is on the north side of the third floor, is where the state's 29 senators do business during the session. Both the House and Senate are open to the public during legislative sessions.

    Capitol Rotunda
    Located in the center is the distintive 165-foot tall rotunda. The centerpiece is a 6000-pound chandelier suspended from a 7500-pound chain. The ceiling is painted with clouds and seagulls, paying tribute to the state bird. Twelve paintings lining the rotunda were a WPA project and depict scenes from the early history of the state and its settling. Statues in the rotunda include likenesses of Brigham Young and Philo T. Farnsworth (inventor of television).

    Capitol Gardens
    The Utah State Capitol property includes beautifully maintained and sculpted lawns, trees, flowerbeds, and shrubs. The gardens around the building are arranged in patterns similar to Native American weaving designs.

    Capitol Offices
    Other rooms of note located inside the State Capitol Building:
    The Gold Room - State Reception Room which is used for important state functions and is adorned with French, Scottish, Russian and English period pieces.
    The Governor's Office - Located on west end of the second floor directly below the House.
    The Dungeony - first floor gift shop and exhibits about features unique to Utah, including ancient Lake Bonneville, National Parks, the Utah mountains, and matters of historical significance.

    State Capitol Memorials
    Mormon Battalion Memorial - monument on east grounds dedicated to the 500 Mormons who pledged allegiance to their country by marching from Iowa to Mexico to fight in the 1846 Mexican conflict before returning to their new home in Utah.
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial - monument found on the west grounds, commemorating the 388 Utah natives who died in the war.

    Pioneer Memorial Museum
    Daughters of Utah Pioneers

    300 North Main Street, SLC, UT; Museum Weblink;
    Free Admission;

    The Daughters of Utah Pioneers, founded in 1901, is actively working to preserve the history and artifacts of its Pioneer ancestors. While the museum displays plenty of necessary objects fastened out of the scarce resources available in Utah, the pioneers also leave a material record of remarkably ornate decorative arts.

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    Old Salt Lake City Hall
    This historic building, located across from the State Capitol, served as the second city hall for Salt Lake City (1866-1894). This well furnished Greek Revival style edifice was designed by LDS Architect William Folsom and build of sandstone hauled in from Red Butte Canyon on Utah's first chartered railroad. Today it serves as principle office for the following organizations:
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    Thomas Kearns Mansion - Utah Governors Mansion
    Thomas Kearns, owner of the Silver King Mine in Park City, spared no expense in building this elaborate new home (completed in 1902). Guests marveled at elaborate fresh flower and palm decorations and furnishings imported from Europe. Today it functions as office and mansion of the Utah State Governor.

    Capitol Hill Neighborhood
    The residential neighborhood surrounding the Capitol building feature block after block of charming narrow but often steep streets in what is the oldest-surviving neighborhood of Salt Lake City. Architectural styles include Greek Revival, Federal, Queen Anne, Beaux-Arts and Victorian classic and were built between the 1850's and 1930's. Quite a few are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


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    City Center Marriott Hotel
    220 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 US
    Marriott City Center is the newest full service Marriott hotel in the Salt Lake City area. Located in the heart of the city's business and cultural district, the hotel is adjacent to the Gallivan Center, where guests can enjoy concerts, ice skating, and cultural events. The property features 359 rooms, including 17 suites, 2 dedicated private concierge floors and 15,000 square feet of conference space. All rooms have climate control, dual line cordless telephone with voice mail, complimentary high speed internet access, color TV, AM/FM alarm clock radio, cable movie channels, On-Command movies and guest services, hair dryer, full-size iron and ironing board, and coffeemaker.

    Park City Silver Lake Chateaux
    7815 Royal Street East, Park City, UT 84060 US
    The Chateaux at Silver Lake offers gracious living, focused personal guest services and outstanding luxury accommodations within steps of the lifts at Deer Valley Resorts Silver Lake. An Old World French decor carries throughout in elegant, comfortable rooms. From handcrafted cabinets and marble counters to jetted tubs and stone fireplaces in every room, you're pampered in luxury. Includes: specialty shops, concierge, ski valet, daily housekeeping, gourmet restaurant, outdoor heated pool and hot tub.

    Salt Lake City Little America Hotel & Towers
    500 South Main St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
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    Temple Square Travelodge
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    Salt Lake Airport Quality Inn
    1659 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
    Conveniently located for the business and leisure traveler, halfway between picturesque downtown and the Salt Lake International Airport. Easy access to I-80 and I-215. Courtesy airport transportation. Choose from any one of our world-class ski resorts, all within a short drive. On premises Jubilee Restaurant open for dinner daily from 5-9. Free wired or wireless high-speed Internet access in guest rooms and public areas.

    Downtown Salt Lake Grand America Hotel
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    555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
    The Grand America brings together the finest aspects of old-world craftsmanship and hospitality and combines them with the latest in modern conveniences. Remarkably spacious guest rooms and suites are appointed with European furnishings, lush tapestries and brocades, rich carpeting, and marble bathrooms. Standard amenities include two-line telephones with dataport, plush robes, and in-room safes.

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Park City Holiday Inn Express
1501 West Ute Blvd., Park City, UT 84098 US
Set in a log-like cabin atmosphere nestled in the Wasatch mountains, the Hotel has 60 rooms and 16 suites as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness room. Most rooms offer great views of the surrounding peaks.

Castle Creek Inn IP
7391 South Creek Road 1300 E., Sandy, UT, 84090-0217
Framed by a dense grove of tress, the newly completed Castle Creek Inn boasts ten elegant suites featuring private baths, whirlpool tubs, and inviting fireplaces. Each of our ten suites is unique in design and decor.

Best Western Plaza Hotel Salt Lake City Temple Square
Temple Square Plaza Hotel

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Park City Mountainside Resort
1305 Lowell Avenue, Park City, UT 84060 US
Gabled roofs, stonework, and heavy beams re-create the look of Park City's mining era buildings at this resort on the plaza at Park City Mountain Resort, steps away from the ski lifts.


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Near Historic Trolley Square

765 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT, 84102
At Chase Suites by Trolley Square you'll enjoy our inviting and comfortable studio and penthous suites. From the harried businessperson to the weary traveler, the Chase Suites has plenty of room for everyone. The property also features meeting rooms, outdoor pool and spas, barbecue area, and health club privileges.

Park City Radisson Inn
2121 Park Ave, Park City, UT 84060 US;
Recreational facilities include an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, two whirlpools, a sauna, and in-room massage services. The Rustic Creek Grille and Bar offers a convenient dining destination for American favorites. Guest services include a gift shop, four meeting rooms, a 24-hour front desk, and limited business services.

Park City Prospector Square Hotel
2015 Prospector Avenue, Park City, UT 84060 US;
Prospector Square Hotel has campus style hotel rooms with two queen sized beds, a small refrigerator, microwave oven and a coffee maker. Make sure to fuel up before a full day of activity with the hotel's complimentary continental breakfast and wind down in the hotel's pool and hot-tub.


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