The bicycle path suffered little damage during the fire, thus continued operations for a few more years. The construction of a pavilion that also allowed for ice skating and other activities arose in the ashes of the Salt Palaces. However, another fire ruined the bike track effectively ending any ties to the 1899 palace.
Unbeknownst to those who enjoyed the original structure, that sporting theme would remain with the Salt Palace throughout the twentieth, and into the twenty-first, century, from Olympic ties to professional basketball.
The latest Salt Palace officially goes by the name Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, named for the state's eleventh governor and the person with whom many deem the father of Salt Lake's convention and tourism business; the name officially changed in 2007. While one will not find salt blocks or salt spray on the modern Salt Palace, it's well-regarded architecture includes plenty of features that glisten, notably because of the use of hollow structural steel and solar panes on the roof. Moreover, the panes have been show recently to provided more than 17% of the electricity used by the Palace.
In 2016, a Republican Presidential Debate had been scheduled to take place at the modern Salt Palace. However, it was canceled when the eventual president, Donald Trump, declined to attend, causing another candidate to also back out of the arranged debate.
Though the current building is not historic, by definition, the name and histories attached to the name connect people of today to many Salt Lake City eras, including when it first existed as a significant city in newly formed (45th) U.S. State.