List of tallest buildings in Salt Lake City

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The Wells Fargo Center is the tallest building in Salt Lake City

This list of tallest buildings in Salt Lake City ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. city of Salt Lake City, Utah by height. The tallest building in the city is the Wells Fargo Center, which rises 422 feet (129 m) and was completed in 1998.

RankNameImageHeight
ft / m
FloorsYearNotes
1Wells Fargo Center[1]Slc wells fargo center.jpg422 / 128.6261998Originally the American Stores Tower. 400' at roof level, has a total height of 422' (does not include antenna). Has two rooftop heliports.
2LDS Church Office Building[2]Lds church office building.jpg420 / 128301973At 420', the LDS Church Office building is the second tallest building in Salt Lake City.
3111 South Main[3]380 / 115.824232016Same Developer who developed 222 South Main in 2009
499 West[4][5]Slc promontory city creek.jpg375 / 114.3302010The structure topped out in 2009 and completed in 2010. Opened in 2011. 99 West is the tallest residential tower in the City Creek Center and in Salt Lake City.
5Key Bank Tower [6]Slc key bank tower.jpg351 / 107271976Previously the Beneficial Life Tower, renamed in 2008. Not to be mistaken with Key Bank Tower that was imploded in 2007.
6One Utah Center[7]Slc utah one center.jpg350 / 107241991420,000 sq. ft. class A office building at 201 S. Main St. Project was completed at a cost of $102 million.[8]
7Beneficial Financial Group Tower(Gateway Tower West)[9]Slc gateway tower west.jpg335 / 102201998Originally the Gateway Tower West. Briefly renamed Beneficial Life Tower.
8=American Tower North[10]Slc american towers.jpg324 / 99261982
8=American Tower South[11]Slc american towers.jpg324 / 99261982
10World Trade Center at City Creek[12]Slc world trade center.jpg320 / 98221986Original called the Eagle Gate Plaza and Eagle Gate Tower
11222 South Main[13]Slc 222 south main.jpg315 / 96222009First 20+ story skyscraper completed since the Grand America Hotel in 2001, and also the home to one of the largest Investment Banking Organization in the United States, Goldman Sachs
12Grand America Hotel[14]Slc grand america hotel.jpg328 / 100242001Salt Lake City's only AAA Five Diamond hotel.[15] The main structure, not including the cupola or flagpole, is 249 feet. 328 feet with the cupola and flagpole, according to the hotel engineer.
13Hilton Salt Lake City Center[16]296 / 90181983
14Salt Lake City and County Building[17]Salt Lake City and County Building - IMG 1751.JPG256 / 7851894The central tower has a height of 239 feet[18] topped with a cupola and a 12.5 foot statue of Columbia.[19]
15Utah State Capitol[20]Utah State Capitol Building.JPG285 / 8751915
16Little America Hotel and Towers[21]280 / 85171980
17136 East South Temple[22]Slc 136 east south temple.jpg274 / 84251966Originally named the University Club Building.
18Zions Bank Tower (Gateway Tower East)[23]Slc gateway tower east.jpg267 / 81181962
19The Regent (City Creek)[24]Slc regent building.jpg265 / 81202011
20Marriott Downtown at City Creek Hotel[25]Slc marriott city creek.jpg263 / 80161981
21HK Tower[26]Slc hk tower.jpg231 / 70141982
22Red Lion Hotel[27]230 / 7014
23Walker Center[28]Walker Center.jpg220 / 67161912Originally called the Walker Bank Building, it was constructed for the Walker Brothers Bank. The tallest building in Salt Lake City when completed in 1912.[29]
24=Hotel Monaco (Salt Lake)[30]Slc hotel monaco.jpg214 / 65131924Originally called the Continental Bank Building.[31][32]
24=Shilo Inn[33]214 / 6513
25Salt Lake Temple[34]Salt Lake Temple, Utah - Sept 2004-2.jpg210 / 6441893
26=US Bank Tower(former Wells Fargo Plaza)[35]Slc us bank building.jpg209 / 64151984
26=CenturyLink Building(former Qwest Building)[36]Slc centurylink building.jpg209 / 64151980
26=J.C. Penney Building[37]Slc jc penney building.jpg209 / 64151973
29Marriott City Center[38]Slc marriott city center.jpg198 / 60132000
30=Broadway Centre[39]Slc broadway centre tower.jpg196 / 60141992
30=Parkside Tower[40]Slc parkside tower.jpg196 / 60141984
32First Security Building[41]Slc deseret building.jpg192 / 59141919Originally called the Deseret National Bank Building (Deseret Building is carved into the façade). It was acquired by First Security Bank in 1932. It retains a "First Security" sign on the top of its façade.[42]
33Ken Garff Building[43]Slc ken garff building.jpg191 / 58121955Originally called the First Security Building. It's Utah's finest example of the modernist movement's International Style.[44] The Ken Garff Building was a First Security Bank and Wells Fargo Bank building for a time.
34=Joseph Smith Memorial Building[45]SLC Joseph Smith Memorial Building.jpg182 / 55131911Originally the Hotel Utah. An example of "Neo-classical Revival" or the subtype "modern Italian Renaissance" as described by the architects.[46]
34=257 Towers Building[47]257 towers building.jpg182 / 55131986
36Chase Tower[48]168 / 51121983
37=Boston Building (Salt Lake)[49]Slc boston building.jpg164 / 50111908With the Newhouse Building, considered Salt Lake City's first skyscraper. Built by Samuel Newhouse and designed by Henry Ives Cobb.[50]
37=Newhouse Building (Salt Lake)[51]Slc newhouse building.jpg164 / 50111909Along with the Boston Building, considered Salt Lake City's first skyscraper. Built by Samuel Newhouse. Designed by Henry Ives Cobb.[52]
39143 South Main(former Tribune Building)[53]Salt Lake Tribune marquis.jpg145 / 44101924
40Kearns Building[54]Kearns building saltlakecity utah.jpg144 / 43.9101910Built by mining businessman Thomas Kearns, this building is one of the finest examples of the Sullivanesque Style in the intermountain west. Designed by Parkinson and Bergstrom.[55]
41=Deseret News Building(former location)[56]Slc deseret news building.jpg126 / 3891997
41=City Center I[57]Slc city center i building.jpg126 / 3891986
43=Richards Court West[58]125 / 38102010
43=Richards Court East[59]125 / 38102010
45Judge Building[60]Slc judge building.jpg102 / 3171909An example of the Commercial Style. Built by mining businesswoman Mary Judge. Designed by David C. Dart.[61]

Timeline of Tallest Buildings[edit]

RankNameImageHeight
ft / m
FloorsYears TallestNotes
1Salt Lake Temple[62]Salt Lake Temple, Utah - Sept 2004-2.jpg210 / 6441893-1894
2Salt Lake City and County Building[63]Salt Lake City and County Building - IMG 1751.JPG256 / 7851894-1908
3Boston Building (Salt Lake)[64]Slc boston building.jpg164 / 50111908-1911
4Joseph Smith Memorial Building[65]SLC Joseph Smith Memorial Building.jpg182 / 55131911-1912
5Walker Center[66]Walker Center.jpg220 / 67161912-1962
6Zions Bank Center (Gateway Tower East)[67]Slc gateway tower east.jpg267 / 81181962-1966
7136 East South Temple[68]Slc 136 east south temple.jpg274 / 84251966-1973
8LDS Church Office Building[69]Lds church office building.jpg420 / 128301973-1998
9Wells Fargo Center[70]Slc wells fargo center.jpg422 / 128.6261998–present

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