City Council approves mid-density apartments in largely single-family Liberty Wells

A third-acre property in Salt Lake City’s Liberty Wells neighborhood has received a zoning change more typical for urban areas after the City Council approved a moderate-density development this week. The proposal rankled some neighbors, who suggested this portion of the historical neighborhood shouldn’t include more multi-family housing. But the seven-unit rental project shows the […]

Planning Commission denies extra building length at 900 W and 200 S in Euclid-Poplar Grove

In a Salt Lake City neighborhood marked for transition by transit-oriented zoning near the North Temple corridor, the planning commission last week denied a developer who was looking for relief from several design rules. JZW Architects and J Development’s project The Crossing at 9th scored 130 points in the city’s formed-based system, five points clear […]

Salt Lakers want people-first streets. They’re in luck.

Salt Lakers want their streets designed for people, not cars, and this is not an opinion piece. That’s the takeaway from a survey of about 1,200 respondents who emphatically said they want their streets designed to move all people, rather than primarily vehicles. In fact, SLC respondents ranked movement of vehicles as their lowest priority, […]