City Creek

New eateries coming to City Creek

SALT LAKE CITY — The dining lineup at City Creek Center is taking shape. The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control approved liquor licenses Thursday for two of the five restaurants... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2011

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ZCMI facade back on Main Street

The historic facade of the Zions Cooperative Mercantile Institution has returned to Salt Lake City's downtown Main Street after three years and a major facelift. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2011


City Creek Center opens underground parking garage

SALT LAKE CITY — City Creek Center's grand opening is still nine months away, but hundreds of people who work or shop downtown already are taking advantage of the development's additional... Read more »

June 19, 2011


Photos: City Creek development taking shape

An aerial view shows the progress on the City Creek project in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday, May 26, 2011. Construction on the estimated $1.5 billion development is expected to be finished by... Read more »

May 26, 2011


Downtown units selling as S.L. facelift progresses

SALT LAKE CITY — About 30 of the condo units in Promontory Tower, a high rise residential building that's part of the City Creek development, have been sold since being put on the market... Read more »

April 26, 2011


Shifting shape: Salt Lake City is a living metropolis

Wander the heart of Salt Lake City right now and you may decide that the common uniform involves not a dark suit, white shirt or blouse and often a tie, but rather a hard hat, steel-toed boots and... Read more »

March 28, 2011


City Creek countdown under way

SALT LAKE CITY — The clock is now literally ticking on the much-anticipated completion of downtown Salt Lake City's largest ever commercial and residential development. City Creek Center... Read more »

March 22, 2011


'We've never built a project quite like this,' City Creek developer says

William Taubman, COO of Taubman Centers, visits SLC and talks about the significance of the development of City Creek Center. Read more »

March 16, 2011


City Creek announces new marketing manager

A Salt Lake City-based marketing executive has been named marketing and sponsorship director for City Creek Center. Read more »

March 10, 2011


Green LEED-ership: City Creek project earns awards for environmental friendliness

From the ninth floor of a condominium in Richards Court, floor-to-ceiling windows reveal a panorama of mountains and clouds, temple and tabernacle. Read more »

Feb. 16, 2011


City Creek condos go on sale Monday

SALT LAKE CITY — The downtown skyline in Utah's capital city is getting an addition. Units for the City Creek project's tallest residential development will officially go on sale on Monday.... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2011


City Creek names new retail general manager

SALT LAKE CITY — The brain trust of the much-anticipated City Creek Center has its newest member. Taubman Centers, owner and operator of the retail portion of the City Creek development,... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2010


Bishop H. David Burton to be honored as 'Giant In Our City'

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Chamber announced Monday that Bishop H. David Burton, presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will receive the "Giant In Our City"... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2010

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Proposed office tower would be part of downtown Salt Lake performing arts center project

An Illinois-based developer is proposing to build a 20- to 25-story office tower to complement the city's plans for a Broadway-style theater on Main Street. Read more »

Nov. 16, 2010


As City Creek looms, inquiries increase

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake commercial broker puts it simply: "In the last year or so, the buzz has definitely gotten louder, and we do think that will continue." Read more »

Nov. 13, 2010


Downtown rising affecting Utahns' perceptions

Becky Christensen of Grace, Idaho, travels 300 miles round-trip about five times a year to shop in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2010


Main Street mainstay starting to re-emerge

At least twice a day, Carlton Christensen makes the block-and-a-half walk between the Regent Street parking structure and his office at Zions Bank on the corner of Main Street and South Temple. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2010


Photos: 'Topping off' and dining out

Steel workers bolt the last metal beam in the last building at City Creek as part of a "topping off' celebration in downtown Salt Lake City on Thursday prior to enjoying a free lunch atop the... Read more »

July 24, 2010


Construction begins on downtown Salt Lake City Harmons grocery store at City Creek

SALT LAKE CITY — A backhoe sporting a golden bucket hoisted the first scoopful of dirt Thursday morning, marking the construction of a downtown grocery store — the first there in a... Read more »

July 8, 2010


Historic downtown Salt Lake streets to return as pedestrian walkways

SALT LAKE CITY — Water circulated through the reflecting pools Tuesday, and for the first time in a long time, something was moving on Richards Street. Read more »

April 20, 2010


Becker, Mormon church honored for Salt Lake progress

SALT LAKE CITY — Despite a nationwide recession, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker says progress downtown hasn't slowed down. Read more »

March 28, 2010


Gallery: Workers install skybridge over Main Steet at City Creek

Working through the night, contractors and workers placed the steel framework of a pedestrian bridge across Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City early Sunday. Read more »

March 21, 2010


Mormon Church seeks to be 'more proactive' in green-building efforts with City Creek

SALT LAKE CITY — In some ways, the old downtown malls never went away. Read more »

March 10, 2010


Move-in plans, new restaurants mark City Creek development's progress in downtown Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Shops at the LDS Church's City Creek Center won't open until 2012, but the progress of the massive downtown development is impossible to miss. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2010


Harmons to break ground on 2 stores in Salt Lake City and Farmington

SALT LAKE CITY — Harmons Grocery Stores said Monday it expects to break ground next year on a pair of new stores, with both completed in 2011. One will be part of the City Creek Center project in downtown Salt Lake. The... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2009


Grand opening for 222 Main tower

The Salt Lake City skyline has taken on a new look with the addition of a state-of-the-art downtown office tower. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2009


Will City Creek get liquor licenses?

An official with the LDS Church's development partner in the $1.5 billion downtown redevelopment project says the dwindling number of state liquor licenses could make it hard to fill restaurant space. Read more »

Nov. 4, 2009


Despite recession, downtown Salt Lake is rising

The yellow and red banners hanging on streetlights and buildings make the claim, but the proof is in the construction crews and cranes, the coming soons and the grand openings. Read more »

July 25, 2009


Photo: A sign of the times at City Creek project

The second of two First Security signs is taken down from a building at the intersection of 100 South and Main on Wednesday. An identical sign was removed Tuesday and cut into pieces with an... Read more »

June 18, 2009


Many players in health overhaul

Patients and doctors. Small businesses and multinationals. Retirees, workers and insurance companies. Read more »

May 10, 2009

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City Creek is rising on schedule despite the economy

Each day, the steel framework seems to rise higher out of the ground, as construction workers, dressed in orange vests and hard hats, scurry back and forth between churning cement mixers, clawing... Read more »

April 12, 2009


Credit crunch leaves trendy mixed-use developments on shaky ground

On a drizzly day last spring, the mayor of Holladay climbed into an immense yellow tractor to help break ground at the site of the Cottonwood Mall. Read more »

April 12, 2009


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