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Community Partners Focus on Jordan River Parkway Trail and North Temple

The University Neighborhood Partnership (UNP) West Side Studio has worked alongside the neighborhoods for years and has listened to many ideas and hopes for our community. Fairpark Community Council Board Members and the UNP joined together to explore ideas and opinions from people who live in the area. These people are the treasure of the […]

Pedal in the City: Bike Commuting ~ One of the Best Ways to Stay Healthy

Working out at the gym has its benefits, but consider something that might bring more enjoyment along with those health benefits: Bike commuting. A 2013 article in Grist Magazine by Jay Walljasper discusses the health benefits of bike commuting. “Biking for transportation appears more helpful in losing weight and promoting health than working out at […]

SLC Transit Master Plan

As Councilman Lamalfa mentioned in the May Community,Council meeting, Salt Lake City is currently working on developing a SLC Transit Master Plan (TMP). The TMP is a city effort to document SLC’s short, medium and long-term public transportation needs, goals, and implementation strategies to improve transit. The Plan will include an in-depth analysis of how people are traveling […]

Summer Crime Prevention in Fairpark

As the temperatures begin to rise, so does the opportunity for criminals to commit acts against Fairpark. Protecting our neighborhood is very important, so we wanted to provide you with some tips and resources for keeping you, your family and your property safe this summer. Did you know that you can research crime in your area through […]

Pioneer Park Coalition: Trouble Brewing

The Salt Lake Tribune has published an article on the Pioneer Park Coalition’s troubles with members withdrawing. The Road Home and Crossroads Urban Center have officially withdrawn their membership. The Road Home shelter is officially out of the Pioneer Park Coalition — the second homeless-service provider to leave — after top coalition leaders’ presentation earlier this […]

29th Ward House Future Remains On Hold

Will Proposed Changes to Zoning Ordinances Increase Potential Construction Density of Historic Property? At the Fairpark Community Council’s December Meeting, the City’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Division provided some information on its request to rezone the property at 1102 West 400 North, the old, vacant, 29th LDS Ward House from low-density residential (R-1/7000) to higher density mixed residential and commercial use (R-MU-35). The […]

Education Corner: West High School

The editors of The Gazette would like to learn more about the history of schools in our community. If you have any materials such as yearbooks, news articles, photos or other information to share, please contact us at: info@fairparkcommunity.org This month’s featured school is West High School, “Home of the Panthers,” which is located at 241 North 300 West in Salt Lake […]

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