Project leaders, metropolis officers and network members collected to have fun the construction of the residences that they wish will kickstart revitalization efforts inside the aging a part of city.
Called the “Seven 02 Main Apartments”, they are centered on selling fitness, health and self-care via presenting a 24-hour health and well-being middle, zen gardens, sports activities courts and a huge rooftop deck with a 360-degree view of the encompassing town.
“I think what when you see a innovative task like this, it is no longer simplest the general public who takes no, it is other builders and buyers,” stated Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall. “They’ve set a new bar for this direct place that I suppose may be reflected inside the sort of destiny creative initiatives and procedures to constructing genuinely a community in a community and no longer just housing.”
Part of this overall development initiative includes the new TRAX station at 650 south fundamental street, with the vicinity zoned for what they recollect to be a sustainable urban neighborhood.
“The downtown population is doubling proper now,” said Mendenhall. “So we have to be creative and reinvest in areas that have not seen funding for a lifetime really.”
That investment additionally consists of coffee stores, boutiques and breweries in the Granary district simply inside walking distance of the new residences.
Before, the area become frequently recognised for its boarded-up buildings and vehicle masses. Something the Provo-based builders, Peg Companies, hope to exchange.
The developers have constructed greater motels than every other sort of assignment and agree with that revel in can be put to desirable use while designing these new apartments.