Preservation Info

Considering Local Historic Designation Brochure
A brochure about Yalecrest neighborhood and potential historic designation. Includes frequently asked questions.

Local Preservation in Brief
A brief summary of the Salt Lake historic preservation program, processes and tools.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Built Environment
Utah Planner “Observe”
newsletter article about neighborhood historic preservation and teardowns/rebuilds.

Design Guidelines for Residential Historic Districts
Guidelines are available and currently in use for the six historic districts in Salt Lake.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
This is a great site for people interested in preserving neighborhoods and has tons of information for people like us. Check it out.

Salt Lake City Historic Landmark Commission
The Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) reviews all applications for landmark sites, demolition and new construction within locally-designated historic districts. They do not review interior work or exterior paint color, only exterior alterations. The majority of the projects presented to the HLC are either approved as submitted or with modifications.

Salt Lake Tribune – This Old House
Aug. 7, 2009 Editorial This old house: S.L. should try to save more of them

Salt Lake Tribune – Preservation Plan
July 9, 2009 Preservation plan could help fight starter castles
Zoning » Residents of historic SLC neighborhoods bemoan homes that don’t fit in.

Utah Heritage Foundation

Celebrating Compatible Design: Creating New Spaces in Historic Homes
This 51-page full-color book, by former Utah Heritage Foundation Executive Director Rob White,  features photos and drawings of homes throughout the Salt Lake City area that have used superior design to make their historic homes a more contemporary living space.

Yalecrest Neighborhood Council

Yalecrest: Preserving Community Facebook page

Yalecrest Neighborhood Council Twitter page


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