10 October 2015
Comments Off on Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC
With the highest density in the City and seven arterial streets/ highways cutting through all of it’s neighborhoods, the ECC launches a campaign to request more be done to provide safe passage for all pedestrians. See the summary of the ten year plan and what is left to be done here: CIP 2013 Pedestrian Safety […]Continue reading...
15 July 2015
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12 June 2015
Comments Off on Gems in the Garden Walk this Sunday June 14 7 pm
Come walk with us! Annual ECC Gems in the Garden Walk this year through Bryant Park Neighborhood. When: This Sunday night 7-8:30 pm Meet at 847 East 200 South Gems Host: Melinda Mains email@example.com 801.651.9705 Come join us for our annual ECC Gems in the Garden walk for 2015. This year will be a quiet […]Continue reading...
28 August 2014
Comments Off on Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!
Last week the City Council approved capital improvement projects through out the city including several that respond directly to our request for safe passage across the arterial streets that run through East Central. The City Council allocated: $50,000 to provide for installation of pedestrian-activated flashing LED warning lights at crosswalks on 100 South at 1000 […]Continue reading...
4 July 2014
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5 May 2013
Comments Off on Photos & Notes from Gems in the Garden Walk 2013
” I didn’t know this was here!”, was my favorite quote on this years neighborhood walk, Gems in the Garden. Second only to , “look at that…!”; followed by the every amazing “Nice to meet you”. Some of these comments were from neighbors who have lived in this area for dozens of years. This years […]Continue reading...
15 April 2013
Comments Off on 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 […]Continue reading...
15 April 2013
Comments Off on 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 […]Continue reading...
14 April 2013
Comments Off on Walks Around the World
In honor of all that is good about our neighborhoods, public spaces and the Jane Jacobs philosophy, Jane’s Walks and Jane Jacobs walks are being planned all over the world on May 4th which is her birthday. For information about the Jane Jacobs Walk Organization, please click here: http://www.janejacobswalk.org/ For information about Jane’s Walk Organization […]Continue reading...
14 April 2013
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OUR TEAM Mike Lynch, ECC Gems in the Garden Walk Guide Mike Lynch received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Illinois in 2008. After graduating, Mike joined AmeriCorps for a year of national service as a Crew Leader for the Montana Conservation Corps. There, he and his crew engaged in community […]Continue reading...