About

Downtown Rising is a nexus between public and private interests in advancing community goals for Utah's urban center. Downtown stakeholders commit to unfinished projects from the original Downtown Rising vision as we identify new priorities for Utah's Capital City and celebrate 10 years of development in downtown Salt Lake City. 

Vision

Downtown Salt Lake City is Utah's center for innovation and prosperity. Dynamic, welcoming and green - our Capital City belongs to everyone. 

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From the Blog

Life on State Project

Life on State involves everyone in the community to build a desirable urban district to live, work and play. Salt Lake City and South Salt Lake are working together for positive change as our region continues to grow and develop.

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Commission approves extra height for downtown project

The Salt Lake City Planning Commission determined that 85 feet is an appropriate height for a proposed residential building in the Depot District in downtown’s west side.  On Wednesday, the commission unanimously approved a Conditional Building and Site Design Review (CBSDR) for the Pierpont Apartments, proposed for the intersection of Pierpont Avenue and 300 West.  The project was approved with the condition that the glass on the ground floor is clear to increase the transparency on the street level.

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Developer wants to build two office towers downtown

Downtown Salt Lake’s skyline appears to be extending a bit further south thanks to a proposed office development by Houston-based developers, Patrinely Group.  The developers want to build two ten-story office buildings and two seven-story parking structures on the 600 South block of Main Street.

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