Dog Pound ExteriorJessen, H.C. (n.d.) Photographs of Utah Emergency Relief.Projects.
This fireproof structure replaced makeshift quarters previously occupied and that had been subjected to much criticism. Here the impounded animals could be kept in comfort until humanly destroyed or claimed (from Jessen). The local Civil Works Administration contributed $2206.10 against a total project estimate of $4627.30.
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Blueprints and application from:
Special Collections, Ashton & Evans collection [unprocessed blueprints]. J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.
Other information from:
Jessen, H.C. (n.d.) Photographs of Utah Emergency Relief Projects. Accessed at Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.
Project originally submitted by Corrinne Fiedler on January 27, 2023.
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Finally tracked this down: it was “at a small park near Wasatch Plunge” at 300 W and 900 N (current coordinates), Salt Lake City, This is now Warm Springs park. The warm water from the springs was used to heat the building. Builder was Alex Brown. Building no longer exists.
Source: Building of Dog Pound Appointed. (1934, Mar 18). Salt Lake Tribune
Even a better address for this dog pound: 870 Beck, Salt Lake City, UT