WEST JORDAN — City officials will break ground for a new cultural arts facility in Veterans Memorial Park, 1955 W. 7800 South, at 3 p.m. Wednesday.Comment on this story
The 20,000-square-foot facility will occupy 2.85 acres in the 100-acre park and include spaces for arts and entertainment, including a 300-seat theater, gallery, multipurpose rooms and concessions.
The lobby will connect to an open, west-facing plaza and sculpture garden that will be used for art exhibits and outdoor events.
Funding for the $9.2 million facility will come from several sources, including the Salt Lake County Cultural Facilities Support Program and proceeds from the sale of city-owned property, including the old library, and other unused vacant properties.
Okland Construction will serve as the construction manager/general contractor.