Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Morrison-Merrill Lumber Company
Designed by the architect William H. Leper, the building was one of the major facilities constructed in Salt Lake City’s transportation and industrial district, the center for railroad-dependent industries and warehouses. Architecturally, it is an excellent example of “mill construction,” which was developed to provide the volume of space, structural strength, and fire resistance desired for warehouses of the period.
Erected 1999 by Utah State Historical Society.
Topics. This historical Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
Location. 40° 46.438′ N, 111° 54.164′ W. Marker is in Salt Lake City, Utah, in Salt Lake County. Marker is on 400 West, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 N 400 West, Salt Lake City UT 84103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Devereaux House (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Staines and William Jennings (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nelson Wheeler Whipple House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gibbs-Thomas-Hansen Home (approx. half a mile away); Gibbs-Thomas-Hansen House (approx. half a mile away); Primary Children’s Hospital (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salt Lake City.
Regarding Morrison-Merrill Lumber Company. This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,597 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on September 16, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.