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The city announced Thursday that it had won a $50,000 grant to help restore the 123-year-old Utah Pickle Co. building in the Granary District.

SALT LAKE CITY — The city announced Thursday that it had won a $50,000 grant to help restore the 123-year-old Utah Pickle Co. building in the Granary District.

Salt Lake City was one of 25 across the country competing for funding through the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets grant campaign sponsored by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Eleven historic sites will receive a total of $1.5 million to fund preservation projects. The winners were chosen through online voting.

According to a press release from the city, plans for the old warehouse, 741 S. 400 West, and the adjacent Bissinger Hide Building include the expansion of the creative business collective Studio Elevn, owned by Ori Media.

The area would would house an event space, a media production studio, flex office spaces for local artists and entrepreneurs, as well as a community garden on 400 West between 700 and 800 South.