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Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center
Location 100 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Opened mid-1990s
Owner Salt Lake County
Construction cost $93 million
Tenants Utah Jazz (National Basketball Association) (1979-1991)
Utah Stars (American Basketball Association) (1970-1975)
Salt Lake Golden Eagles (IHL) (1969-1991)
Capacity 10,725

The Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, more commonly known as the Salt Palace is a convention center in Salt Lake City, Utah and is named after Utah's 11th Governor, Calvin L. Rampton. The name "Salt Palace" has been the name of two other buildings in that city.

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The new Salt Palace was an indoor arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. It was built on land that was once the "Little Tokyo" area of the city. Construction was pushed by Salt Lake's bid committee for the 1972 Winter Olympics. The Salt Palace was completed in 1969 at the cost of $17 million, the 10,725 seat arena, later expanded to 12,666 seats, was the home of the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association from 1970 to 1975, the Salt Lake Golden Eagles hockey club from 1969 to 1991, and the Utah Jazz from 1979 to 1991. In 1994, three years after the Jazz moved into the Delta Center, the Salt Palace was demolished. A convention center of the same name stands on the site today.

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