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Evidence of historic preservation benefits in Utah coming soon

We’ve read numerous studies and even listened to Donovan Rypkema’s lectures so we’re thrilled a Utah-specific study is being done to show the economic benefits of historic preservation. The Utah Heritage Foundation commissioned the study, due in June.  Read more … Continue reading

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New CCD and LHD designation processes approved

A brand new tool for Salt Lakers to use in conserving certain characteristics of their neighborhoods was approved by the Salt Lake City Council Oct. 23. Character conservation districts are different from local historic districts in that the property owners … Continue reading

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Utah Preservation Conference

The Utah Heritage Foundation puts on an outstanding historic preservation conference every year and this year’s installment begins Thursday, May 3. Register here. In conjunction, the 41st annual historic homes tour takes place on South Temple this year. Use the … Continue reading

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Include preservation in the East Bench Master Plan

Salt Lake City has been working to update the East Bench Master Plan.  Take a look at input so far, from various groups living and working on the East Bench.  It has a very small section on preservation and we’d … Continue reading

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City considers shrinking a historic district

As part of the 400 South and University Boulevard Livable Communities Project, Salt Lake City’s new temporary zoning on 400 South runs right through the Central City local historic district, a landmark site the City considers significant. We applaud the … Continue reading

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SLC planning update on preservation programs

Wondering about the status of Salt Lake City’s preservation programs? The quarterly newsletter of the Planning Division updates us on various regulations and guidelines under discussion: Below is a summary of the various proposed changes and where they are in the … Continue reading

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Renovation Pumps Millions into SLC’s Historic Warehouse District

by PR or News Wire, 09 February 2012— Renovation of the Keyser Building at 320 West, 200 South has pumped millions into the downtown Warehouse District with expectations for that number to grow in coming months. Funded by U.S. Translation … Continue reading

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