Will form-based code come to the upper Avenues in Salt Lake City?

Local developers Ivory Homes have applied for a FB-UN-1 zoning change on a long-undeveloped 3.2 acre parcel at F St and 13th Avenue in Salt Lake City’s historic Avenues neighborhood.  The open space at 673 North F Street – amply zoned for single-family residential at FR-3-12,000 – sits just two blocks above 11th Ave, a […]

Salt Lake City wants its streets to evolve – “Street Typologies Guide” is the proposal

The Salt Lake City Transportation Division is vetting with the public its new guidelines for city streets. If adopted by the city council, the “Street Typologies Guide” would have significant consequences for the city’s transportation and land-use design. What transportation director Jon Larsen playfully calls “our completer streets book” and project manager Tom Millar terms […]

Developers continue to show interest in Salt Lake City’s North Temple corridor

Salt Lake City’s North Temple corridor remains a hot-spot among developers looking to bring transit-oriented developments to the west side. The latest example is the Villa Nueva, which would bring a five-story, 35 micro-apartment development to 909 West 200 North in Fairpark, within a quarter-mile of the Jackson/Euclid TRAX station and half-mile of the North […]

Key corner in Central 9th to see mixed-use condo project replace gas station

A long-dead corner at the eastern gateway to the Central 9th District in Salt Lake City will soon gain a whole new profile.  Locals JZW Architects presented their plans to the city’s planning commission recently for Granary on 9th, a three-story, mixed-use, for-sale condominium project at 110 West 900 South. The former gas station sits […]