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Current Projects

Utah Heritage Foundation advocates preservation-oriented public policies by drafting legislation, testifying before legislative committees, and lobbying for the passage of bills that preserve Utah 's historic resources.  Listed below are some of the buildings, policies, and projects we are advocating for currently, sorted by when we added the project.  Urgent projects are noted because there is immediate action needed by the public to preserve our heritage.

Rockville Bridge

Background Information

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In March 1923, Zion National Park was allocated a federal appropriation to identify park roads, including $40,000 to construct a bridge on public land outside of the park boundary; the Town of Rockville was selected for this structure. Spanning the Virgin River, this single-lane, 217-foot rigid-connected Parker through truss bridge was constructed, consisting of twelve panels in a single span of steel truss supported by concrete abutments.

The Rockville Bridge performed a valuable role in the development of tourism in southwest Utah. For early park visitors, it cut 33 miles off the trek from Zion National Park to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. It is the last surviving Parker through truss bridge in the state. Incorporating distinctive characteristics in its method of construction, it is architecturally and technologically signifcant. The bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.

Fairpark, SLC

Advocacy Alert

Updated February 6, 2017

DMV at Fairpark se 04 06 04 KHHistoric Administration Building (c. 1920) and former DMV Testing Facility (1967) designed by Utah modernist architect John Sugden, planned for demolition at Fairpark.

Warm Springs Plunge RFP

Warm Springs Plunge RFP


Original Drawings

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Draper Park School

draper park school frontJohn R. Park School (1912)

12441 South 900 East in Draper, Utah

Salt Lake City International Airport

box-historySalt Lake City International Airport

(c. 1930-1960)


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Salt Lake City

Westmoreland Place

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1300 South at 1500 South, Salt Lake City

Denver & Rio Grande Freight House and Boiler/Engine Shop

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Between 200 and 400 South, 600 West and I-15, Salt Lake City

Hyrum Jensen Mansion

08-31-2009_014_thumbHyrum Jensen Mansion (c. 1900)saved-stampweb

774 East 2100 South, SLC