When ENR Mountain States announced that Denver attorney Gene Commander would be honored with the magazine’s 2015 Legacy Award for Colorado, fellow attorney Ryan Warren promised a resounding roast at the awards ceremony. Commander just smiled and told Warren, “Remember, I get to go on after you.”
Mechanical contractor Murphy Co. established a Colorado office in the 1980s to build the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Fort Collins. That project was a natural fit for the now 100-year-old, St. Louis-based mechanical contracting firm, as it was already working for the brewer in Missouri.
Already a commanding presence high on the east bench of the Salt Lake Valley overlooking the University of Utah Campus, the trademark beige glass block and glass facade of the Huntsman Cancer Institute is growing.
Take a quick tour across the greater Salt Lake City area, and you will see the influence of the Dale Barton Agency all over town—from the light-rail system, the City Creek Center and the 21,000-seat conference complex for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to the venues for the 2002 Winter Olympics, the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium, along with more than 120 other campus buildings.