Young, Brigham, Complex (NRIS 66000739)

Address: 63--67 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah. County/parish: Salt Lake.

4 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

Also known as:

  • Lion House, Beehive House, President and Governor's Office

From Wikipedia:

Brigham Young Complex
The Brigham Young Complex is a collection of buildings historically associated with early Mormon leader Brigham Young (1801-1877) on East South Temple in the center of Salt Lake City, Utah. The complex, the surviving part of a once-larger compound belonging to Young, includes the Beehive House, Young's family residence, the Lion House, his official residence as church leader and governor of the Utah Territory, and two small office buildings he used for official business. The complex is a National Historic Landmark District for its association with Young, whose leadership included the rapid expansion of Mormon settlement across the American West. The buildings are now owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon church); the Beehive House is open for tours, and the Lion House is operated as an event venue. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Angell, Truman O.
  • Ward, William

Architectural styles:

  • Classical Revival
  • Late Gothic Revival

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Young, Brigham

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000739

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