Draper Utah Library
“I told the Draper brethren that the foolish man built his house upon the sand, but they just didn't get it.” “Ah, Draper, Utah. She shall surely be a good spot for the next Ikea.”Draper
Draper is home to Utah's first Ikea, opened in Spring 2007. Called the answer to Utah's "desperate culture problem" by the Salt Lake Tribune, Ikea has brought cheap foreign furniture into Mormon homes.
Historical Draper Park dates back to the early Twentieth Century.Draper was founded in 1858 by William FitzPatrick Draper, a noted Mormon and idiot who had previously tried to build towns under the Great Salt Lake and on top of Mount Everest. His ill-thought-out attempt to build a city on swamps and sandhills somehow worked, bringing us the earthquake disaster waiting to happen that is now Draper.
In 2004, the Citizens of Draper City, despite being fanatical Republican militants, voted in favor of a tax increase to pay for the purchase of key pieces of property in the Corner Canyon area from private conservationists. The need for this purchase was to increase the amount of money the city government has to use for bribes and graft and to ensure the only pristine area of Draper is sold to developers by 2012. In the fall of 2005, key properties were identified and purchased for the development of a "regional park" (read "subdivision started through 'honest graft'"). The result was the purchase of 1, 021 acres of property to be created in the the Corner Canyon Regional Park which will consist of parks, trails and thousands of more houses which are too big for their owners.
In August 2006, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints broke ground for a temple in the fast growing...
The former First Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1922, is an historic Classical Revival style Christian Science church located at 15422 Detroit Avenue, on the northeast corner of Detroit and Arthur avenues, across from the Public Library in Lakewood, Ohio. Its massive entrance portico is supported by six Doric columns. It was designed by...
Sir Humphrey Chetham (10 July 1580 – 1653) was an English merchant, responsible for the creation of Chetham's Hospital and Chetham's Library, the oldest public library in the English-speaking world.
Chetham was born in Crumpsall, the son of a successful Manchester merchant who lived in Crumpsall Hall, Harpurhey. He was educated at Manchester...