Rich Moore

At its own offices, MHTN practices what it preaches

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – Sure, there are lots of fluorescent and natural lighting at this Salt Lake City architecture office, along with recycling bins in the company kitchen.     But MHTN Architects has incorporated green designing into virtually every aspect of its downtown headquarters, showcasing how environmentally friendly buildings can save the firm and its… Read more »

Residents: Project would strip charm from town

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – A proposed revitalization plan for this mid-19th century city’s downtown district (Pleasant Grove) is riling residents who say they’ve been left out of the public process. Read Story Daily Herald Article

Main St. skybridge gets OK from Salt Lake Planning Commission

DESERET MORNING NEWS – The Salt Lake City Planning Commission voted late Wednesday night to forward to the City Council a favorable recommendation of the design of City Creek Center’s most controversial feature, as well as to allow for the lease of air rights over a portion of Main Street. Read Story

Lehi City sets forth architectural design standards

DAILY HERALD – Lehi City now has architectural standards for commercial and business buildings within its boundaries specifying exterior building material such as stucco, wood, rockwork, setbacks and varied window dressing to minimize the big box effect of large stores. Read Story

Defining downtown: Various groups draw different boundaries, but by all accounts, S.L.C.’s downtown is expanding

DESERET MORNING NEWS –  The way Utah residents define Salt Lake City’s downtown is evolving beyond the blocks around Main Street and Temple Square. These days, downtown — depending on who defines it — can span as far east as the University of Utah, as far west the Jordan River, north to Temple Square and south… Read more »

Skywalk decision expected

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – After all the chatter about gerbil cages, obstructed views and LDS Church politics, the Salt Lake City Planning Commission is poised, at last, to make a meaningful move on the proposed downtown sky bridge: a vote. Read Story (Rendering courtesy of City Creek Reserve Inc.)