Salt Lake on the Street: Making downtown Salt Lake vibrant

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Downtown Salt Lake City as seen from the roof of the Salt Lake Main Library. Photo by Isaac Riddle.
The proposed density distribution in the Downtown Master Plan.  Image courtesy Salt Lake City.
The proposed density distribution in the Downtown Master Plan. Image courtesy Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake on the Street is a weekly podcast featuring discussions with community stakeholders about Salt Lake urban and community development.   The podcast is made possible through a podcast partnership with 90.9 FM KRCL.  New shows will be uploaded weekly with portions of each episode airing throughout the week on KRCL.

Salt Lake on the Street Episode Eleven:

Last month the Salt Lake City Planning Commission voted to forward a favorable recommendation to the City Council on an updated version of the Downtown Community Plan.   The Downtown plan now heads to the City Council for final approval.

In episode 11, Salt Lake City Urban Designer, Molly Robinson discusses the key components on the proposed Downtown plan as well as what makes a downtown vibrant and how that might look in Salt Lake City.

The City will continue gather public feedback at Open City Hall until the plan is adopted.  To read more about the Downtown Community Plan, visit the downtownplanslc.com.

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Isaac Riddle grew up just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. He has a BA in English literature from the University of Utah and a Masters of Journalism from Temple University. Isaac has written for Next City, The Philadelphia Public School Notebook and Salt Lake City Weekly. Before embarking on a career in journalism, Isaac taught High School English in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Isaac is the founder of Building Salt Lake and can be reached at isaac@buildingsaltlake.com.