🌱 Boomtown SLC + 200 S + latest Edison House build has begun

Good morning, Salt Lake City! Let’s start Friday with everything you want to know is going on around town.


First, today’s weather:

Cloud and sun times. High: 67 Low: 49.


Here are the top three floors of today in Salt Lake City:

  1. Construction has officially started On the project to re-imagine the 200 S across downtown. More specifically, The extension of the road from 900 east to 400 watts will undergo a major overhaul Corresponding to the number of apartment buildings being constructed along the corridor, including what will eventually be the tallest building in Utah. Because 200S is the backbone transit road, especially for public transportation, Across the region, the new design will reflect considerations for buses and other forms of transportation such as bike lanes. (KSL.com)
  2. Step into the luxurious digs, of course, from Salt Lake City’s newest social club, “Edison’s House” which promises to bring a culture of diversity and curiosity to the membership club trend that has been revived in major American cities from its centuries-old historical model. Described as “not your grandfather’s country club,” get an idea with this virtual tour of what the Edison Club will bring to downtown and nightlife in the Utah capital. (ABC4.com)
  3. The rise of Salt Lake City. This is what some community leaders call it, but it is undeniable. There’s been a boom in Utah and its capital, and explosive growth shows no signs of slowing down. According to recent reports, 70,000 people work in downtown Salt Lake City, and a relatively small number, about 5,000 people, live in the heart of the city. Those numbers are expected to increase, and the city’s downtown population is expected to double in the next two years. It is understood that Among the 11 buildings in the city center, 40 floors will be allocated for residential units. Read more about what it all entails in Salt Lake City’s latest status as a thriving city. (Fox13Now.com)

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  • Everyone’s favorite farm-to-table event is back! Join the Downtown Farmers Market for local farmers, food suppliers and market supporters as we celebrate the start of the 31st season. We’ll have food from our farmers, ranchers, and food producers, and farmers’ market-inspired beer made by the team at Squatters. Tickets are limited, and you don’t want to miss this party! (Downtown SLC)
  • Opera Utah presents Pirates of Penzance! A vibrant and colorful spectacle will transport you to the coast of Cornwall in a production that has been described as “fun” (San Diego Union Tribune) and “sunny” (Atlanta Journal Constitution). Watch it this week at the Capitol Theater! Tix: utahopera.org (The Blocks SLC)
  • Drivers alert! The Southbound I-215 travel corridors between 3300 South and 4500 South at Millcreek will turn new concrete in the center To give the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) I-80 and I-215 rolling space for the project team to complete the next phase of work on that department while also maintaining traffic. Traffic will be in a lane split pattern. Drivers will see this new traffic pattern early on Sunday morning, May 15, and it will be in place until fall 2022. Those who need to exit south on I-215 at 4500 South should stay in the right lanes. Through the traffic all travel lanes can be used. (SLCMoves)
  • What would you do with $1000 to show how you can #LoveYourBlock? The Love Your Block Program awards small grants to residents and community partners to implement projects around Bend in the River and Modesto Park In the Glendale neighborhood. Small grant applications are open until June 3. Are you looking to apply? Apply online at the link below or choose a paper application from the Glendale Library or Chapman Library. Paper applications can be run in the Glendale Library. (Public lands in Salt Lake City)

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Joseph Peterson

About me: Joseph is a writer and marketing communications strategist with a degree in Mass Communication and Public Relations from the University of Utah. He is keen on city life, public libraries, and national parks, and promoting events that build community.

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