Salt lake city Utah most important architect is Richard karl August Kletting, he is born in Germany 1858. After stint in German army and as a draftsman in paris, Kletting made his way to Salt lake city and he got the job working on the plans for the University of Deseret. Its began a long line of important architectural offerings from Kletting. He design the original salt air in 1983, the salt palace and variety of homes that still stand today including fisher mansion. In 1912 he won design competition to build the Utah capital which was dedicated in 1916. Kletting was known as the Dean of Utah architecture, helping to define the look of the city in variety of styles over the years. Today we can see the influence of his work from one end of the city to the other and the Capitol building remains the center of Utah goverment and cut a striking view from miles away.