The University of Utah Campus
The University of Utah is nestled in the
foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range,
and is just up the street from Salt Lake City's burgeoning downtown scene.
Campus itself covers more than 1,500 acres and is home to 17 colleges,
a medical complex and a research park. We invite you to take a closer look at the U with this
Founded in 1850, the University of Utah
has undergone numerous changes and developments over time; however,
many of the original buildings and features of this flagship institution of higher learning can
still be found today. This interactive map allows viewers to examine
some of the historic campus photographs found at the J. Willard Marriott Library while comparing
them side-by-side to present-day images of each location.
As an added feature, an interactive "looking glass" allows viewers to visualized changes to the
campus layout over a 60-year period.
This tour has been designed to highlight many of
the species and varieties o
f trees that can be found on the University of Utah campus.
These trees have been selected because of their popularity with the local community or because
they have unique properties.
Scroll through to view all of the trees, or click on the icons on the map.
Follow the included links to discover more information about that tree.