Granite High Campus

Shelly and I took our dogs for a walk today at the Granite High Campus, but only around the buildings because the track and tennis courts are locked up.

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We love the trees along 3300 South with the Scott School in the background, however it makes us sad to see this area deteriorating and the buildings being boarded up.

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We will be following the status of the Granite High Campus on this Blog because the future of this property will have a huge impact on the quality of life and the property values of everyone in this area of South Salt Lake.

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Sugarhouse Streetcar

To follow up with a post I did a couple of years ago Shelly and I visited the Streetcar Line to take some pictures today.

This was my favorite photo from today.

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We had to wait a few minutes for the Streetcar but it was worth it to extend our bike ride to include Hidden Hollow and Sugarhouse Park.

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The S-Line is creating a beautiful corridor connecting South Salt Lake with Sugarhouse and it is stimulating new development as you can see in the photo below.

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Below is a photo of the S-Line across from Fairmont Park and it shows an amazing transformation compared to the photo I took in this same spot in November 2012.

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Before pic.

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Finally here is a photo from 300 East in South Salt Lake, I can’t wait to see what impact the S-Line will have on this area.

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Block Party

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We had a great Mill Creek Pond HOA meeting today followed by a block party with some great neighbors. It was a fun and informative afternoon.

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Memories of Granite High School

I remember walking to school with friends and stopping by mill creek on the way home to watch the Muskrats and other wildlife. I still remember my hair being frozen by the time I got home in the winter after swimming in the pool at the end of the day, and that’s even a good memory because I was so grateful to have the amenities of Granite High so close to my home.

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Shelly and I along with many of our neighbors love spending time at the track & field as well as on the tennis courts, however I think our dogs liked the track even more. We have met so many of our neighbors at the campus that we would have never met otherwise and we are very grateful for the friendships we have as a result of that.

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Benson is always the fastest Yorkie on the track and he loves being there.

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Granite High opened in 1907 and after a lot of debate it was closed by the Granite School District in June 2009.

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Many of us in South Salt Lake tried to find a way to make the 27-acre campus a community center and a Park but some were unwilling to invest in their own Community. I read this comment on the Salt Lake Tribune Opinion web site “The community center was the best possible use for it. It was defeated by scare tactics.”

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I hope we can find a way to preserve this open space in our community, I am hoping to get new ideas from you, so please post your comments and lets see what we can do.

Steve & the dogs at the track

 

 

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MCPHOA Spring Clean Up

We had another successful Pond clean-up project this year.

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The Mill Creek Pond is located in the backyard of one of the finest neighborhoods in South Salt Lake. The area ia a habitat for a variety of birds, fish, turtles, beavers, etc… The area is a retention basin created in the 1980’s to prevent flooding downstream.

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http://millcreekpondactioncommittee.blogspot.com/2015/04/mcphoa-spring-clean-up.html

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Sold in 3 Weeks

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This South Salt Lake home sold in less than 3 weeks!

 

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Sugar House Street Car Info

Click here for Street Car InfoStreet Car pic

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Sandy Rambler

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Surprising to me this beautiful home took longer to Sell, but we did get it Sold.

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SLC Condo

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I’m glad we were able to get this Condo Sold for a friend of mine, he was tired of being a landlord and financing for condos is more of a challenge than single family home’s.

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Mountainland Design Showroom in South Salt Lake

Mountainland Design Showroom Living KitchenI’m happy to be a partner in the South Salt Lake Mountainland Design Showroom, you would never know this amazing showroom is here by just driving by, but I highly recommend stopping by to see their showroom at 2345 South Main Street. This is one of the best appliance and design showrooms in Utah.

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We have designed and built several displays in the new Sub Zero / Wolf Living Kitchen.

Mountainland White DisplayShelly likes our Cherry Wood Display with Peppertree’s Sable Finish

Shelly at Mountainland

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