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SALT LAKE CITY’S RDA AND ARTS COUNCIL LAUNCH MURAL GRANT PROGRAM FOR ARTISTS AND GRANARY PROPERTY OWNERS

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) announced today the official kick-off the Granary District Mural Grant Program, its latest public art collaboration with the Salt Lake City Arts Council. By funding local artists to paint large-scale artwork on the exterior of privately owned buildings in the RDA’s Granary District Project Area, the program will contribute to the beautification, diversification and economic vitality of the historic Granary neighborhood that was once known as the City’s heart of manufacturing.

Plan approved for developing Salt Lake City’s Northwest Quadrant

Plan approved for developing Salt Lake City’s Northwest Quadrant

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) announced today a major step in the strategic development of the Northwest Quadrant (NWQ), a 3,000-acre area north of Interstate 80 at the western boundary of Salt Lake City.

At today’s RDA Board and Salt Lake City Council meetings, the RDA and Salt Lake City were authorized to enter development agreements with Kennecott Utah Copper and NWQ, LLC, over zoning and property taxes.

Salt Lake City’s RDA and Arts Council Release RFQ for Regent Street Public Art Project

SALT LAKE CITY – The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) and Salt Lake City Arts Council announced today the release of a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a public art project on Downtown’s Regent Street. This project is the final element of the RDA’s reconstruction and revitalization of the street and has a budget of up to $2 million, which when completed will be Salt Lake City’s highest public art project ever commissioned. 

Mayor Biskupski applauds Salt Lake City Council on action to address affordable housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 | matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Biskupski applauds Salt Lake City Council on action to address affordable housing

Mayor Biskupski announces her selection of Redevelopment Agency Chief Operating Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2017

Contact: 

Matthew Rojas

385-228-2365 - matthew.rojas@slcgov.com

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Mayor Biskupski announces her selection of Redevelopment Agency Chief Operating Officer

Today, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced the selection of Danny Walz for the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA), pending advice and consent from the Salt Lake City Council. 

Salt Lake City installs 18 permanent public art sculptures downtown

The Salt Lake City Public Art Program is excited to announce the installation of the permanent Flying Objects public art sculpture series. The installation of 18 large-scale sculptures will take place on Saturday, April 15th from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on 300 South between 400 West and 300 East. The current, temporary series of Flying Objects, 4.0 was installed in 2014 and will be taken down on April 14th from 8a.m. to 5p.m. All Flying Objects 4.0 sculptures are currently for sale through the artists.

 

Salt Lake City Council unanimously confirms Lara Fritts as Director of Economic Development

Lara Fritts, Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s appointee for Salt Lake City Economic Development Director, was unanimously confirmed Tuesday night by the Salt Lake City Council. 
 
Earlier in the day, the seven-member council interviewed Lara Fritts during its work session in its advice and consent role for executive appointments.
 

Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City to host a “Missing Middle Housing” discussion

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) invites the public to the educational session, “Missing Middle Housing: Responding to the Demand for Walkable Urban Living” on Wednesday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Main Library auditorium, 210 E. 400 South.

Urban architect Dan Parolek will address the need for more diverse and affordable housing options, including duplexes, fourplexes, and bungalow courts. The focus will be on creating more walkable communities that support local retail businesses and public transit options.

RDA Releases RFP for Community Services-Oriented Development of Central Ninth Property

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City (RDA) today released the “Request for Proposals” (RFP) for its property located at 208 West 900 South, the heart of the Central Ninth neighborhood in the West Temple Gateway Project Area. The 0.4-acre parcel is one of two remaining development opportunities in this highly connected neighborhood just south of Downtown Salt Lake City. It is adjacent to the 900 South TRAX Station and a UTA bus stop, as well as being in close proximity to several UTA bus routes, Interstate 15, and the 9-Line bicycle and pedestrian corridor. 

RDA to Host Central Ninth Urban Design Workshop on Streetscape Beautification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2015

Contact: Amanda Holty, RDA

801-535-7181, amanda.holty@slcgov.com

RDA to Host Central Ninth Urban Design Workshop on Streetscape Beautification

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