The Salt Lake City and County Building, usually called the "City-County Building", is the seat of government for Salt Lake City, Utah. The historic landmark formerly housed offices for Salt Lake County government as well, hence the name.
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“Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?”
—Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 5:13.
From the Sermon on the Mount.
“These beginnings of commerce on a lake in the wilderness are very interesting,these larger white birds that come to keep company with the gulls.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“This was once
a city among men, a gathering together of spirit.
It was measured by the Lord and found wanting.”
—Robert Duncan (b. 1919)
“I believe the citizens of Marion County and the United States want to have judges who have feelings and who are human beings.”
—Paula Lopossa, U.S. judge. As quoted in the New York Times, p. B9 (May 21, 1993)
“And of the other things death is a new office building filled with modern furniture,
A wise thing, but which has no purpose for us.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)