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Holladay’s iconic Cotton Bottom Inn sign removed for restoration

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The iconic sign at the Cotton Bottom Inn in Holladay on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. The sign is being restored by Brimley Neon, which specializes in vintage sign repair.

Holladay • Workers from Brimley Neon, which specializes in vintage sign repair, removed the Cotton Bottom Inn’s iconic rabbit sign Thursday.

The bar closed earlier this week for a major remodel. The new owners — the same folks who own Salt Lake City’s Bar X and Park City’s Eating Establishment — are in the process of buying the business from Holladay.

The contract is expected to be finalized in March, said co-owner Jeff Barnard. Crews will then spend the next several months remodeling the kitchen and restrooms as well as building a new dining room to allow for more seating.

The business — with its new and improved sign — is expected to reopen in the fall.

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