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‘Moving the Line’ in Ogden May Work in SLC

(KCPW News) Reviving Salt Lake City neighborhoods is on the agenda at tomorrow’s meeting of the city’s Redevelopment Agency. RDA Chair and District 1 City Councilman Carlton Christensen says a program in Ogden called “Moving the Line” might work in the Capital City.

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Jury, Tribune readers give top honors to Tabernacle

Salt Lake Tabernacle

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE – The Salt Lake Tabernacle may not be adorned with frescoes by Michelangelo, but its historic vaulted ceilings and majestic arcs – renovated to meet modern seismic and technological needs – not only made it a favorite among professionals, but also Tribune readers in an online survey held as part of the annual American Institute of Architects Utah competition.

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Park City residents pass $15M trail-system bond

DESERET MORNING NEWS – Park City can add “walkable” and “bikeable” to their list of accomplishments — Park City residents passed a bond Tuesday by 55 percent for pedestrian and bike-friendly trails throughout the city streets.

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Will Lehi reconsider project?

DESERET MORNING NEWS – So now that famed architect Frank Gehry is being sued by MIT for design flaws causing persistent leaks and other issues in a building he designed, will Lehi be reconsidering the approval of the five-star hotel?

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Lindon OKs aquatic study; authorize construction

DAILY HERALD – At a special session Tuesday, Lindon City Council approved the feasibility study results for the city aquatics center and authorized VCBO Architects to move forward with the process of construction.

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Contractor shaped look of state’s architecture

Jack Okland was a big man. Big enough physically to earn All-America status as a left tackle at the University of Utah, capping his collegiate career in 1945 by playing in the then-prominent East-West Shrine Game and the Chicago All Star Game.

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