Category Archives: Salt Lake history

The Theater with the 90 Foot Tower

The Centre Theater in downtown Salt Lake City as it looked in 1938. Formerly located on a corner of Broadway and State Street, it originally opened in December of 1937. For more history about the theater, check out this Salt … Continue reading

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Boo!

Happy Halloween!

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The Peoples Market

Located at 89 North D Street in Salt Lake City, this building was constructed circa 1891. It housed the Peoples Market when this image was taken by the Salt Lake County Assessor in August 1936.

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Cash For Cars

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Arctic Circle: Follow Up

Business Affidavit for Arctic Circle, 1950. Salt Lake County Clerk, Business Affidavits, 1919-1962, series CL-034. Original records at Salt Lake County Archives. Thank you to everyone that has commented or called about the Arctic Circle blog entry posted on August … Continue reading

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Evolution Of An Ice Cream Stand

This Arctic Circle was built in 1950 at 135 East 900 South in Salt Lake City.  It started out as a 420 square foot building, and on an early tax appraisal card was taxed for its plate glass windows, air … Continue reading

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Where Is It, II

Several weeks ago,we posted an image of a building taken in 1937 and asked readers to guess the business that occupies it now.  Most of you provided the correct answer: The King’s English Bookstore, 1511 South 1500 East.  No one … Continue reading

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