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Big-D Construction Mural – 380 S. 400 West


This mural on the northeast corner of the Big-D Construction Corporation in Downtown Salt Lake City features a construction worker. The building itself (established in 1922) is a historic landmark, the first cast-in-place concrete warehouse West of the Mississippi. It was very important to Big-D president Jack Livingood to make sure the building was restored and preserved.

Historically, there was a billboard sign that covered the whole wall, viewable to oncoming traffic. When Big-D took over the building, one of their goals for revitalizing the building was to include an image that publicized their company and also added to the community.

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  1. If I’m not mistaken, I think Don Finches designed the logo and maybe did the mural, too? I could be remembering wrong, so someone please correct me …. but I think it was Don.

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