Welcome to East Central Community Council for Residents and Businesses!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, WELCOME to the  East Central Community Web page, a resource  to stay connected on the latest happenings for all those who live, work and visit our unique and vibrant community of residents and businesses. There is no place like East Central! Bordered by the University of Utah and the University Gardens […]

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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

Welcome to University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC! We are located between 900 E. and University Street & South Temple and 500 So. Get the zoning map here.  University Gardens is a perfect college neighborhood, where residential streets divided by grassy medians are within walking distance of locally owned pizza parlors and coffee shops; and […]

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2021 application

Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2021 application

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 application for Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard is now available. To apply click here:Helen’s Orchard Plot Application Applications available beginning November 28, 2015. Application deadline is March 10, 2016.

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! University Neighborhood Community Garden Application- 2021

Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! University Neighborhood Community Garden Application- 2021

We are very pleased to announce that applications for the 2016 garden plots in the University Neighborhood Community Garden are now available. To apply click here: University Neighborhood Garden Application Form Application posted  October 28, 2015. Application deadline is March 10, 2016.    

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

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 […]

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Porchfest Salt Lake – Spring & Fall 2017

Porchfest Salt Lake – Spring & Fall 2017

Porchfest Salt Lake Spring and Fall 2017 Porchfest Salt Lake is Open from 1-10 pm. 1200 East 300 South in Salt Lake City For one glorious day, porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and over 100 local musicians and artists share their talents with audiences who walk by. Porchfest Salt Lake celebrates the very […]

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Porchfest Salt Lake – Spring & Fall 2017

Porchfest Salt Lake – Spring & Fall 2017

Porchfest in Salt Lake Spring & Fall 2017 What is it? Porchfest is everything community. It warms your heart and soul! Porchfest in Salt Lake where porches become stages; gardens become art galleries; and over 100 local musicians and artisans share their talents with whoever passes by. This free annual event happens in the picturesque East […]

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Porchfest Phenomenon now in it’s 5th Year

Porchfest Phenomenon now in it’s 5th Year

Porchfest Salt Lake The Porchfest Phenomenon “Porchfest is an annual outdoor music festival in which bands and musicians perform on neighborhood porches. It can be your own porch, if you happen to live in the neighborhood, or you can borrow a friend’s. Since its inception five years ago (in Ithica, New York), Porchfest, the idea, […]

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Tips To Maximize Your Porchfest Salt Lake Experience

Tips To Maximize Your Porchfest Salt Lake Experience

In the Spring and Fall of 2017, the University Gardens Neighborhood and the Trolley Business District will be filled with music during the annual Porchfest Salt Lake. Thirty five porches will be transformed into stages for 71 bands to perform a wide range of music including jazz, classical, ethnic, alternative, rock, folk, hip-hop, blue grass, […]

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Porchfest Salt Lake  – Experience the Magic!

Porchfest Salt Lake – Experience the Magic!

Perhaps  on a warm summer evening, you’ve sat on your porch and heard a neighbor strumming on a guitar  just down the block? Porchfest Salt Lake takes this idea and multiplies it. Porchfest Salt Lake  is a volunteer organized,  free,  family oriented community event with the celebration of music, art and the love of neighborhood […]

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