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Ogden in Weber County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Davenport Saloon

 
 
Davenport Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 27, 2014
1. Davenport Saloon Marker
Inscription. Built in 1901, this unaltered two-story brick building housed the Joseph Rogerson Restaurant and the J.E. Davenport and Co. Saloon. It was one of scores of buildings built to accommodate the crowds of travelers brought to Ogden by the Railroad.

The design is Classical Revival in detail. The brick facade remains intact with its unique basketweave bond above the second story windows, garlands in pressed tin friezes, pediment parapet, and an inscription atop reads “1901.”

Owned originally by the infamous Belle Topham, when the restaurant was built, a special arrangement was made with the London Ice Cream Parlorís owner, whereby an independent three-foot wide corridor was built between the two buildings to permit direct access from 25th Street to Electric Alley.
 
Erected by Ogden City Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 41° 13.25′ N, 111° 58.477′ W. Marker is in Ogden, Utah, in Weber County. Marker is on 25th Street (East 2500 South) near Lincoln Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 25th Street, Ogden UT 84401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. London Ice Cream Parlor (a few steps from
Davenport Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 27, 2014
2. Davenport Saloon Marker
The marker is on the right.
this marker); Union Restaurant and Switch European Lodgings (a few steps from this marker); ZCMI Co-op Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas City Liquor House (within shouting distance of this marker); Utah Trunk Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); The Solomon C. Stephens Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry Jordanís Cigar Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Livingston Confectionary (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Ogden.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Formerly the Davenport Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 27, 2014
3. Formerly the Davenport Saloon
Note the opening on the right which accessed Electric Alley.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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