Boston and Newhouse Buildings, Salt Lake City

Boston and Newhouse Buildings, Salt Lake City

The construction of the Boston and Newhouse Buildings was financed by Samuel Newhouse. Construction on the buildings took place between 1907 and 1915. He named one structure the Boston Building because of his extensive business interests in that city, while the Newhouse Building he named after himself. The Boston and Newhouse Buildings were the first “skyscrapers” in Utahand were designed by the famous New York architect Henry Ives Cobb in the beaux-arts architectural style. The buildings serve mainly as commercial office space.

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Sight Name: Boston and Newhouse Buildings
Sight Location: Salt Lake City, USA (See walking tours in Salt Lake City)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Salt Lake City, Utah

Create Your Own Walk in Salt Lake City

Create Your Own Walk in Salt Lake City

Creating your own self-guided walk in Salt Lake City is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Buildings Tour

Historical Buildings Tour

Salt Lake City’s downtown is a good place to view buildings and sites that reflect the city’s Mormon heritage. Begin your tour at the fine Devereaux Mansion and the Temple Square, the city's most popular attraction, then make your way toward Capitol Hill, rich with Utah history and architectural diversity. Further along the way, you may get to see the influences of other cultures, so...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Pioneers Trail

Pioneers Trail

After extensive religious persecution in the Eastern and Midwestern United States, the Mormon Pioneers made their way across the plains and mountains to the west to a spot where Brigham Young said God had designated they should stop and settle. Unlike other social groups (farmers, miners, merchants) who created other western cities, these settlers arrived in Salt Lake Valley as a...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Salt Lake City Downtown Walk

Salt Lake City Downtown Walk

The story of Salt Lake City's settlement and growth is inscribed in the streets and historic buildings of its downtown. Many visitors say it's the cleanest area they've ever been in, and church leaders have planned it very well indeed: the layout resembles a Cartesian graph, with the origin at Temple Square.

In 1847, four days after the scouting team had first arrived in this...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
Top Religious Sites Walking Tour

Top Religious Sites Walking Tour

As home to the headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), it's only expected for Salt Lake City to have many Mormon religious buildings. However, despite the LDS Church holding a large influence, the city is culturally and religiously diverse as well as being the site of many cultural activities. Take this self-guided tour to explore Salt Lake City's beautiful...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles