Zions Bank

Owner: Zions Bancorporation

Architect: Richardson Design Partnership

General Contractor: Herm Hughes & Sons

Location: St. George, UT

Completion Date: June 1993

The 30,000-square foot building was designed to blend with St. George’s pioneer buildings. The bank was faced with iconic red sandstone from the region and has tall, narrow windows similar to the architecture of the St. George Tabernacle. It is a representation of the deep and rich heritage in banking and the early settlement of the area.

Utah, still 23 years away from statehood, and yet Zions Savings Bank and Trust Company’s roots had been established marking it one of the oldest financial institutions in the Intermountain West. It was started by Brigham Young, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1873. It has now grown to have more than 500 local financial centers across 11 western states.

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