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Breaking Ground on Scientific Innovation
2016-03-31-The University of Utah
Renovation will transform beloved George Thomas Building on Presidents Circle into elite center for scientific teaching and research...In the construction process, the historic George Thomas Building, which was the original Utah Museum of Natural History, will be renovated and expanded into a state-of-the-art center for scientific research and teaching. The extensive project will retain the structure’s facade and many notable architectural elements, such as the grand central stairway and vaulted reading room. The building will also undergo a comprehensive seismic upgrade.