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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

3 December 2013

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

Named in honor of  Helen  Clawson Wells,  great grand daughter of Brigham Young, University Gardens Neighborhood planted 60 apple and pear  trees  on October 15, 2011  in what was Salt Lake City’s first urban orchard on the corner of 100 South and 1100 East.  This orchard will include Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold apple trees; Anjou, Bartlett, […]

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Ten Tips for Walkers

15 April 2013

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Ten Tips for Walkers

Ten tips for those about to walk 1: Fancy footwear Wear sensible shoes – something comfortable and supportive. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fashion. After all, Nancy Sinatra recommends boots made for walking. 2: Dress your best Dress your best for the weather that is. All walks go rain or shine. It’s […]

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About Jane Jacobs

15 April 2013

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About Jane Jacobs

“Jacobs was a woman of infinite humility, compassion, warmth and generosity of spirit. She reveled in challenging conversation with thoughtful people, listened carefully to citizen testimony at public hearings, never resisted the opportunity to stand up to power and wished only for people to continue the dialogue she started, not duplicate her words… Jacobs’s thought […]

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

4 April 2013

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

The Historic Holy Cross Chapel is a beautiful, historic building that provides an interfaith sanctuary of solitude and comfort for patients, families, staff, visitors, and friends. Construction began in 1901 and dedicated in April 14, 1904   The chapel was created as part of the Holy Cross Hospital, first established in 1875 by the Sisters […]

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A Walking Conversation

16 March 2013

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A Walking Conversation

  Neighborhood walks modeled after the philosophy of  Jane Jacobs are a type of walking conversation. Tour guides lead the conversation with interesting insights and stories about their neighborhood, but also encourage people to share their own opinions and observations. Participants get the opportunity to meet neighbors face to face and hear each other’s ideas. […]

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

5 March 2013

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

Printable version of the University Gardens Neighborhood self guided tour:

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About Helen Wells

8 November 2012

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About Helen Wells

Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard is named after and honors  Helen Clawson Wells, who was  affectionately known as Utah’s Tree Lady being devoted to the planting, cultivation and preservation of trees. The neighbors of the University Gardens Neighborhood continue in the tradition and  legacy of people such as Helen Wells.  Helen Wells was a great granddaughter of […]

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

Victory Park, University Gardens Neighborhood Faultline Gardens, University Gardens Neighborhood Reservoir Park, University Gardens Neighborhood 800 East and 1200 East Parkings, University Gardens and Bryant Park Neighborhoods Legacy Garden, University Gardens Neighborhood Gilgal Sculpture Garden, Bennion Gardens Neighborhood

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“Lighter, quicker, cheaper” to calm neighborhood traffic.

2 September 2012

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“Lighter, quicker, cheaper” to calm neighborhood traffic.

Next week the Salt Lake City Transportation Division will be installing temporary planters on 400 South between 1100 & 1200 East to remind those speeding down the street that they are driving within a neighborhood. The planters will remain until mid September. The City has 6 sets of temporary planters (really  feeding troughs filled with […]

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Bennion Neighborhood

1 June 2012

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Bennion Neighborhood

Welcome to the Bennion Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC. We are located between 700 E. and 1000 E. & 400 So. and 800 So.  Get the zoning map here.    

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