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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.


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



From the Blog

Chicago Urban Exploration | Day 1

The Downtown Alliance hosts an annual trip with local leaders and elected officials to explore other American cities. This year, we've chosen Chicago, visiting a wide range of neighborhoods in the "Windy City". Here's a quick recap of our first day...

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Top Five Development Stories In 2015

Salt Lake City is growing; from Sugar House to Marmalade to Center City, dozens of large multifamily and mixed-use developments are under construction or will be in the new year.  But, based on page visits, salt lake residents seem most interested in the growth happening in downtown.

SL City News published 203 articles in 2015.  The two most-read stories of 2015 were about two proposed downtown skyscrapers.  A new bar on the Center City/downtown border came in third, while the fourth and fifth most-read stories show that interest is growing in developing neighborhoods like Central Ninth.

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City Enters Into Agreement With Developer For Utah Theater Renovation

It didn’t take long for the Salt Lake City Council acting as the board of the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) to unanimously adopt a resolution to enter into an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with the LaSalle Group for development of the Utah Theater property on the 100 South block of Main Street.

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