282 N. Canyon Road, Salt Lake City. (Just outside Memory Grove)
This 1905 house follows the style used in the house pattern books at the time. It is a good example of the style. The owner, Valentine S. Snow, was a broker in mining and agricultural development.
Snow, a son of Franklin Richards Snow, was born in St. George on February 14, 1880 His family moved to Salt Lake when he was eight years old. As a young man, he worked with his father as cashier and secretary for Consolidated Wagon and Machine Company. He also helped develop the cantaloupe industry in Moapa Valley.
Snow was a member of the Salt Lake Stock Exchange for twenty-five years and for a few years was a member of the board of directors. He also helped develop mines in the Alta area. He was Secretary and Treasurer of Kimball Sign Company and a member of Snow and Cromar Stock Brokers.
Albert White had his own contracting firm and built or remodeled many homes and churches in Salt Lake.
This one and one-half story house originally had a wood columned and railed lattice and porch and balcony. There are dormers and a slanted bay. The front wall has a leaded glass transom -over the picture window7 and oval windows. The roof is gabled. It is a good small pattern book design.