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Developers have quietly lined up projects that will add new life to an underdeveloped neighborhood in the south end of Salt Lake City’s Ballpark neighborhood in the coming months. Several new housing developments are already [...]

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Long marked by acres of parking lots and shuttered storefronts, South Downtown seems ripe for a spring. New multi-family buildings, 320,000 square feet of Class A office space, imminent development of the Sears block and [...]

The post Salt Lake City’s South Downtown starting to ripen appeared first on Building Salt Lake.

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Construction in east 9th and 9th this summer and fall will result in a big value add. A recent influx of transportation tax dollars is transforming a 25-year old dream once called the “Transvalley Corridor” [...]

The post Construction in 9th and 9th big value add for 9-Line appeared first on Building Salt Lake.

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Another debate about parking in one of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods outside of downtown flared up just days before contractors were prepared to start a major reconstruction project on the east end of 9th [...]

The post Another parking flare-up in latest test of 9th and 9th’s willingness to urbanize appeared first on Building Salt Lake.

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Six months into Salt Lake City’s new ordinance allowing for accessory dwelling units citywide, the owners of 12 property owners have proposed building the mother-in-law units in neighborhoods across town. Two proposed ADUs were later [...]

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UTA construction on Main Street in the month of May will offer a glimpse into the street’s possible future. Cars will largely get the boot from the vicinity of Main Street and 400 South in [...]

The post UTA closing Main Street SLC this May appeared first on Building Salt Lake.

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Salt Lake could soon get a three-mile, near-direct route — and possibly longer — for people on bikes riding into and out of downtown on Main Street, thanks in part to money from the county [...]

The post Salt Lake to design potential Main Street cycle track appeared first on Building Salt Lake.

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Utah Transit Authority’s long pursuit of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Ogden from FrontRunner commuter rail to Weber State is finally coming to fruition. The line, with a dedicated bus-only lane for half [...]

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Salt Lake City planners are proposing a new ordinance they hope will lead to the creation of new micro-apartments with shared amenities that could help provide needed housing to people who can’t afford longer-term rentals. [...]

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In June of 2014, I launched Building Salt Lake (originally SL City News) with the purpose of promoting smart growth, complete streets and community engagement.  Starting a news blog from the ground up isn’t easy and [...]

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