Truly a one-of-a-kind place, pioneered by Mormons & christened Deseret, its appeal lies in outdoor adventures (including lots of skiing) & dramatic desert vistas. Salt Lake City has historic sites aplenty -- & these days even a bit of a hip scene!
A sojourn in singular Salt Lake City
Founded by Mormons in 1847 in the Salt Lake Valley amid the Wasatch Mountains, the capital and largest city of Utah (population around 200,000, metro area 1.3 million) is a singular place indeed, and visitors flock to see Salt Lake City's impressive landmarks as well as enjoy its culture and nearby nature and outdoor activities. read postRead more…
Back in my ski days, before heading off to Brianhead, we'd tell ourselves "eat, drink, and be merry for tomorrow we'll be in Utah." Well, actually, it's not that bad. It's rather pleasant in reality. Today at The World on Wheels, we spend a couple nights in the capitol of the Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City: http://tinyurl.com/bsobst4
Can Bistro at Canyons, a new glatt kosher restaurant at the Canyons Ski Resort in Park City, succeed?
Downtown Salt Lake City’s major revitalization development project, City Creek Center, to be completed in March of 2012. It's sustainable design features a fully retractable roof and a walkable urban mix of offices, residences and shops that will make SLC one of few cities in the nation with such a sophisticated level of mixed-use development at its core. The project will be completed in March 2012. Check out the virtual tour video! Contact me for more.
Key architectural and design features:
http://http://www.shopcitycreekcenter.com/scc/31478.html* Full Retractable Glass Roof
* Recreation of Historic City Creek, the iconic waterway that once coursed through the city.
*Water Features by WET Design
* Pedestrian Skybridge, transparent but iconic, the glass walls of the bridge are etched with an artful, 3D-look leaf pattern that casts dappled shadows and evokes the natural setting.
*Major Utah funding makes it a totally debt-free development – even in this economy.