Formerly the Hotel Utah, this building, completed in 1911, was renovated and reopened in 1993 as a multipurpose facility. It houses a genealogical research center, restaurants, and meeting and reception rooms.
The tall columns feature a scagliola finish, which typically incorporates marble dust and plaster, and is honed to give the appearance of marble.
The art glass ceiling was periodically covered or blacked out during WWII.
The Joseph Smith Memorial Building is located just east of Temple Square in Salt Lake City.