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Welcome to East Central Community Council for Residents and Businesses!

13 April 2016

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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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About Us

1 July 2015

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East Central Community Council Salt Lake’s organically grown Urban Neighborhood! The East Central Community Council is a 501 c-3 state and federally registered nonprofit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Membership  in  the ECC is geographically based. It includes from South Temple Street to 900 South, and 700 East to 1400 East.  The ECC […]

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Get Involved!

14 October 2014

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Get Involved!

Looking to get involved in your neighborhood where you can make a real difference?  There is room for everyone. We’d love to have you! Block Captain, Mobile Watch, Porchfest Porch Sponsor, Porchfest Band, Neighborhood Representative, Tree Advocate, Park Angel, Committee work, Problem Solver, Web Page, Newsletter, Participant, Pedestrian Safety,  Historic Preservation, Traffic impacts, Business mitigation […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

1 October 2014

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

28 August 2014

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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 […]

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ECC Ready

12 August 2014

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ECC Ready

  At the heart of any community that is ready to effectively respond and recover from a disaster’s devastation is a group of well-organized neighbors who know what to expect, what to do, and how to come together to help ensure the safety of their families and community.   This web site has been designed […]

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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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Commitment to Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

5 August 2013

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Commitment to Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

Less Concrete. This driveway looks to be a carpet of green grass but actually utilized pavers with the capacity for heavy trucks and cranes. Screening Ideas. Can be used as a trellis, or to block out unsightly equipment. : Way Finding: Birming, lowering the site, utilizing the grade and slope for parking and lessening the […]

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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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