Utah State Capitol in Reflecting Fountain at Sunset - Salt Lake City
The Utah State Capitol Building was constructed over 4 yeras, between 1912-1916. designed by Richard K.A. Kletting, it uses the Neoclassical revival, Corinthian architectural style.
The building houses two of three branches of state government. The Utah House and Senate, and the executive branch. The building houses the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and the state auditor.
Statues on the grounds of the capitol include those for Daniel C. Jackling, Edward Harriman, Thomas L. Kane, Martha Hughes Cannon, Marriner S. Eccles, and one to Chief Massasoit as a tribute to the Wampanogas chief who greeted the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts.
Utah's first capitol building, known today as the Utah Territorial Statehouse, is located in Fillmore.
The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
May 2nd, 2013
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