Creating walkable, urban, human-centered neighborhoods in the Granary District.
Added by James Alfandre on May 31, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
After some scheduling conflicts, we finally had the opportunity to meet and discuss one of the main next steps post-charrette: The festival street (need to come up with a better name for it) located between 300 and 400 West on 700 South. Thank you to the Barretts for hosting again at the Utah Pickle Factory, Doug Woodruff for bringing the print-outs, and to all who…Continue
Added by James Alfandre on May 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
I really liked the plan for the Festival Street that we discussed last night and what Christian said about making the GD the place where the local economy lives!
It would be great to see a retail space for local makers and artists to feature and sell their work. This combined with programmed events could draw a lot of people to the area. One…Continue
Just wanted to forward this blog post on to ya'll.
I don't remember if this was the one that James came across, but Derek Sivers posted it on Facebook today and it reminded me how cool these are. The "I wish this was" stickers in action:
I really think it would be a cool idea to get some people to pitch in on a few boxes of these.
There is an incredible article (read it here) in Fast Company, one of the leading technology, business and design magazines out, about a Granary District entrepreneur incubator,…Continue
Added by James Alfandre on May 24, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments
Added by Christian Harrison on May 22, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
There were a lot of fabulous ideas to come out of the Granary District crowdsourced charrette. One of many I've been thinking of lately is the idea of a Granary District Re-store/ salvage yard type of neighborhood service.
With all of the old buildings in the Granary, most will be…Continue
Added by James Alfandre on May 17, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Our crowdsourced charrette was front page news on sltrib.com this morning. I think the article did a good job of recapping the charrette. Although some important points and ideas were left out, the one that made a big impression on the reporter…Continue
Whew! What a week! Thank you to all those who came and participated in person and via the live stream. And a special thanks to the charrette team who produced some fabulous material. For pictures of the charrette, check out the album, here.