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University Neighborhood Community Garden 2017 – Application

5 March 2017

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University Neighborhood Community Garden 2017 – Application

We are very pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 garden plots in the University Neighborhood Community Garden are now available. To apply click here: University Neighborhood Garden Application Form     Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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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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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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The Art Barn

23 May 2012

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The Art Barn

TheArt Barn is the home of the Salt Lake City Arts Council. Located in Reservoir Park, in the University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC, the Art Barn has served as a community art center since its doors opened in the early 1930s. The building houses the Finch Lane Gallery, the Park Gallery and the offices […]

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History of the University Gardens Islands originally called “Parkings”

13 May 2012

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History of the University Gardens Islands originally called “Parkings”

A little bit of history regarding University Gardens Islands: When these historic islands were first created (1913) they replaced the electrical poles and wires that ran down the center of the street. They were called “Parkings” intended as a park for those who were not able to travel to the City parks, mountains and open […]

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Reservoir Park Project

9 October 2011

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Reservoir Park Project

   The memory of our Beloved Park is Maintained! Click here to see the garden design:  reservoir park garden Click here to see how well the City and Neighborhood worked to bring about a well excepted change: Reservoir Park Collaborative Pubic Process Final (2) Thirteenth East Reservoir – A Bit of History Disappears This historic […]

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