In Pictures: Introducing Seasons on the Boulevard

Seasons on Denver Street, is officially now the Seasons on the Boulevard.   The six-floor, 92-unit development is framed out and exterior work is nearly finished.  The units will consist of 68 one-bedroom units and 28 two-bedroom units. The project utilizes similar color choices that have become staples for projects that carry the Season’s brand.   […]

Salt Lake on the Street: District Four candidate Babs De Lay

In this conversation, Babs De Lay talks to SL City News about homelessness, transit, affordable housing and limited housing stock in popular neighborhoods. De Lay is a broker with Urban Utah Homes & Estates and lives in the Depot District with her wife.

More market-rate apartments coming to the Depot District

After a few months of quiet at the southwest corner of 100 South and 500 West intersection, Wood Partners, a national real estate company, has officially broken ground on the Alta Gateway.  The project is the company’s first in Salt Lake City and construction is now under way on the 277-unit apartment project a block west […]

City to increase police presence in Rio Grande District

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and new City Police Chief Mike Brown announced several new approaches to policing the crime-plagued, Rio Grande District. The neighborhood surrounding the historic Rio Grande Depot has become the regional center for drug transactions.  According to the Salt Lake City Police Department, residents from all over the Wasatch Front […]

Salt Lake on the Street: District Four candidate Derek Kitchen

SL City News presents its newest program, Salt Lake on the Street, 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 […]

In Pictures: West Station project adding density to North Temple

Construction of the West Station Apartments, the first North Temple TSA (Transit Station Area) project to be constructed west of Interstate-15 since the Airport TRAX line opened in 2013, is nearly completed. The West Station Apartments consists of 145 residential units and 212 surface parking spaces.  The project brings new residents to a stretch of […]

Youth center under construction in the Granary

A homeless shelter is not usually seen as a development opportunity or as a place for the larger community. Zach Bale, chief development officer for the Utah chapter of Volunteers of America, wants to change that perception.

Salt Lake on the Street: District Four candidate Miles Petty

Between now and the August 11th Salt Lake City Municipal Primary Election, Salt Lake on the Street will feature conversations with all five candidates for Salt Lake City Council’s Fourth District. In this conversation, Miles Petty talks to SL City News about homelessness, bicycling, bike lanes and residential development in Salt Lake. Petty has lived in Salt Lake City most of his life and is the co-owner of The Press, a pie shop in Holladay.

Billboard controversy part of an onging battle with local officials

Reagan Outdoor Advertising (ROA), Utah’s largest outdoor advertiser, and local officials have been engaged in a power struggle over conflicting interests for several years.  The power struggle resurfaced last week after Reagan was found to have created a political action committee in an apparent attempt to influence the Salt Lake City’s Mayoral race. For city […]

Salt Lake on the Street: District Four candidate Jen Colby

SL City News presents its newest program, Salt Lake on the Street, 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 […]