St. George Downtown
The downtown area of St. George is a vibrant and exciting area comprising of these sections.
• The Boulevard (The main road through downtown)
• Main Street (Dissects the Boulevard in the town center)
• Tabernacle Street (Runs parallel to the Boulevard - one block south)
• Diagonal Street (connects to a round-a-bout on north main street and runs northwest to Bluff Street)
The tall spire in this picture belongs to the St. George Tabernacle, a historic building that was one of the first to be constructed when the pioneers arrived in the 1860's. The multi-level building in the center of the picture is office space, shops and a parking terrace for the downtown area.
The domed building in the foreground is the historic courthouse now utilized by the St. George Chamber of Commerce for offices and an information center.
New Town Square
The grass area and some of the structures are actually a brand-new addition to St. George, Utah. The grass is surrounded by existing historic buildings and other new buildings that have been constructed to match the historic style of the other buildings. The town square is already utilized for many activities and offers a splash pad and streaming water and other play areas for children.
The west side of main street is filled with shops and restaurants housed in the original historic buildings.
Main Street and Ancestor Square are the home of many art galleries and restaurants.
Click here to see a list of art galleries in this area and throughout the St. George area.
Click here to see a list of area restaurants.
This is the center court of Ancestor Square in St. George. There is an old jail in the middle of the court that is said to have house some of the famous outlaws of the west.
Restaurants and art galleries comprise the many shops of ancestor square.
St. George Courthouse
The historic courthouse in St. George is now a visitor information center, open during normal business hours. The courthouse is located on St. George Boulevard between main street and 100 east (north side of the road).
St. George has a small but very interesting historic district. This is the home of Brigham Young, the great colonizer of the west. The home is open for tours daily and during the summer months costumed actors and actresses will welcome you and guide you through this and other downtown historic sites.
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