Brigham Young Complex

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Brigham Young Complex
Photograph of the Lion House from the sidewalk, with the Beehive House just visible behind
Brigham Young Complex is located in Utah
Brigham Young Complex
Coordinates 40°46′11.2″N 111°53′19.6″W / 40.769778°N 111.888778°W / 40.769778; -111.888778Coordinates: 40°46′11.2″N 111°53′19.6″W / 40.769778°N 111.888778°W / 40.769778; -111.888778
Built 1855
Architect Angell,Truman O.; Ward,William
Architectural style Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 66000739[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966[2]
Designated NHLD January 28, 1964[3]

The Brigham Young Complex is the collective name given in the U.S. National Historic Landmark program to a set of two houses in Salt Lake City, Utah. These houses were the residence of Brigham Young from 1852 until his death in 1877. As President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time of the Mormon settlement of the Salt Lake Valley, Young and his home were pivotal in the development of the Church, Utah, and the American west. The houses were designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1964.[4]

The two houses that make up the Brigham Young Complex are:

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  1. ^ NRHP nom and accompanying photos
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Brigham Young Complex". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  4. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved 2007-06-05.