City Hall – Park City UT

Description

The former Marsac School in Park City, Utah was constructed in 1935-36 with funding from the federal Public Works Administration (PWA). The large structure was built to consolidate schools from around the town.  It now serves as the t0wn’s city hall.

The building was bought 1983  by the city from the school district, which had built a new school complex outside the old town.  It was renovated once, then completely redone again c. 2008, according to the plaques on the south front. Only the state historical plaque mentions the New Deal contribution.

The architects were Carl Scott and George Welch of Salt Lake City, and the building is fine example of the Moderne style in brick.  It sits on a hillside above the center of Park City and commands the view over the old mining town.  The exterior is in impeccable condition, but the interior appears to have been completely reconstructed. 

 

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
PWA Docket No. UT W1009

Source notes

https://www.parkcity.org/home/showdocument?id=1553

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 209.

https://www.utahheritagefoundation.org/tours-and-events/heritage-awards/2011ha/item/584-marsac-building-park-city

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 22, 2016.
Additional contributions by Richard A Walker.

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Location Info


431 Marsac Ave.
Park City, UT 84760

Coordinates: 40.6443, -111.494

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