Articles on the History of Allen Park

Hobbitville's Last Days


A great article in the City Weekly about the history of Allen Park by David Hampshire.

Hobbitville through the years

Allen Park founder, Dr. George A. Allen, and wife Ruth.

A fantastic slideshow put together by Enrique Limón from the City Weekly using images from the Marriott Library collections.

Preservation Inclination


Another article in City Weekly by Kelan Lyons discussing the historical significance of the park.

Urban Myth: Salt Lake City's Hobbitville (aka Allen Park)

Photo Credit:  Chad Farnes