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Ben Winslow wrote:

Mayor Ralph Becker and his election challenger, Jackie Biskupski, outlined their visions for Utah’s Capital City in a debate before a crowd of downtown business leaders.

Fox 13’s own Ben Winslow moderated the debate.

The debate, sponsored by the Downtown Alliance and FOX 13, had Becker and Biskupski weighing in on a lot o...
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Jay Evensen wrote:

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute and a company called INRIX came out with their annual report last week on “urban mobility.” The Salt Lake area fared well. A 10-minute journey here during rush hour takes about 21 minutes, which is good enough for a 49th ranking nationwide.

Yet despite the good news...
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Max Roth wrote:

The Murray Laundry Tower isn’t a household name, but watch the video and you may realize you’ve likely seen it at some point.

It’s an old advertisement for a dry cleaning facility between State and Main streets at about 4200 South, and, pretty soon, it will be the calling card for ...
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Nigel Swaby wrote:

A group planning to develop a technology hub in downtown Salt Lake’s west side held a meeting last night to share their vision and solicit ideas.

The group hopes to develop office space and retail near the transit hub to connect the capital city with businesses in Utah Valley and Ogden using...
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Thor Roundy wrote:

If you were in the Founders’ Room of the Zions Bank building on June 16, 2015, then you were part of a conversation about transforming the West Side of Salt Lake City. If you missed the meeting, I’ll paint the picture for you.

John Saltas of City Weekly observed that the West...
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The Deseret News wrote:

Utah’s capital is poised to become a “Great American City” if civic leaders take advantage of the potential for development in the current climate of economic prosperity.

Those words from prominent local economist Natalie Gochnour before business and civic leaders Tuesday came as she unveiled the findings of a comprehensive report...
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KSL News wrote:

More Utahns ... are putting a high priority on having a variety of affordable housing options available that are close to where they work and to other amenities, according to new data released by Envision Utah.

The data is part of a larger survey that asked some 53,000 Utahns how they would...
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