The Granary District

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April 2012 Blog Posts (9)

The Granary District Charrette — We're in the thick of it!

We have a lot of work to do leading up to the closing presentation on Tuesday evening. We've made some great progress and some incredible ideas have been presented regarding the future of the Granary. These ideas have been driven by our …

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Added by James Alfandre on April 28, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

Salt Lake City's Neighborhood business conference:

I heard about this on the radio this morning. I thought there may be a few current and prospective tenants of The Granary that would be interested. Its free and open to the public but space is limited.

Taken from website:

As part of an effort to support the thriving local economy and the community it fosters, Salt Lake City Corporation has teamed up with Local First Utah and Vest Pocket Business Coalition to host the 3rd Annual Neighborhood Business…
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Added by Quinn McCallum-Law on April 23, 2012 at 11:51am — 1 Comment

It's the Granary District Fairy ...

Leaving goodies (invitations to the charrette) for neighborhood residents, businesses and property owners. Wanna co-design your future neighborhood? Then come! Details…

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Added by James Alfandre on April 17, 2012 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Charrette Agenda!

For the detailed session explanations, go…

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Added by James Alfandre on April 16, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Check out the Granary District Charrette Agenda!!

It's going to be held at 426 West 700 South in the Granary District.

Click here for the detailed agenda, and don't forget to RSVP at the linked Facebook event page, and invite others!

Added by James Alfandre on April 10, 2012 at 9:54am — No Comments

The Future...

Schweeb was designd as a self-powered monorail technology for dense / urban landscapes (specifically Tokyo).  Imagine if the Granary had a transportation network like this and eventually connected to downtown?  I think it would be very interesting and useful!

Added by Jeremy W. Goldsmith on April 6, 2012 at 8:46pm — No Comments

5th Pre-charrette Coffee Klatch Recap

Had some really good discussion about how to incorporate and promote bike infrastructure and culture in the Granary District at our last klatch in the Pickle Factory.

Some other brainstorming ideas that were brought up were:

Bike corrals
Covered bike parking
Loop detectors for bikes
Create community to propose families biking together
Bike Pumps
Bars and nightlife to give ppl…
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Added by James Alfandre on April 6, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Bill Nye's City of the Future

The coffee klatch raised the idea of bicycle arterials. Bill Nye says that the cities of the future will be bicycle friendly, way bicycle friendly:

Added by Fahzure Freeride on April 5, 2012 at 5:29pm — 1 Comment

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