Scott & Welch

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Scott & Welch was an architectural partnership of Carl W. Scott (born 1887) and George W. Welch (born 1886) that was based in Salt Lake City, Utah and began in 1914.[1][2][2] They designed schools, libraries, and other buildings that were built by New Deal programs. A number of their works are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).[3]

Scott was a 1907 graduate, in mining, of the University of Utah. He is credited with the idea for the Block U, made of concrete, which is a prominent icon on a hill above the university.[2][4]

Welch is a Colorado College graduate who served in the Utah House of Representatives from 1919 to 1921.[2]

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  1. ^ Goss, Peter L. (1994), "The Architectural Profession in Utah", in Powell, Allan Kent, Utah History Encyclopedia, Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, ISBN 0874804256, OCLC 30473917 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g John McCormick (1983). "Utah State Historical Society Historic Preservation Research Office Structure/Site Information Form: Valley School" (PDF). p. 3. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ Block U