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(Salt Lake City, via Modern Out West) Main auditorium and to-be-salvaged chandelier. Before demolition, the once-majestic Utah Theater on Salt Lake City’s Main Street — a dilapidated and vacant 103-year-old performing arts hall once known as Pantages Theater — is being documented in a vast digital archive, hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah.

With plans for a new downtown park, city moves closer to giving derelict Utah Theater to developers for demolition

By Tony Semerad | March 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Provo employee Kaye Neves pulls down the face of what was a Shopko as the now-defunct Plum Tree shopping center in Provo is demolished to make way for a new development on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

Carousel Ice Cream Parlor, Movies 8 are gone as Provo razes old favorites for new development

By Tony Semerad | March 23, 2021, 8:35 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) This Oct. 3, 2017, file photo shows YWCA marketing and communications manager Annie Studer as she drives flags into the ground at Library Square in downtown Salt Lake City. In partnership with the Utah Film Center and Talk to a Survivor, thousands of purple flags were planted to represent the individual women, children, and men who were sheltered in Utah as a result of domestic violence in the previous year.

Some Utah landlords are evicting domestic violence victims

By Eric S. Peterson, Taylor Hartman, Ria Agarwal, Cathy McKitrick, and McKhelyn Jones | March 19, 2021, 1:04 p.m.

(Image courtesy of Adam Breen) Renderings of homes proposed for the Highland area of Park City.

Highland Flats development doesn’t get approval from Summit County Planning Commission

By Sara Tabin | March 19, 2021, 10:45 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Tina Holt Balderamma talks about her struggles with her landlord and her upcoming eviction, March 11, 2021. Balderamma and several other residents of Salt Lake City's Guadalupe neighborhood face eviction and half-dozen homes are to be demolished to make way for Kozo House, a 312-unit apartment complex.

‘Gentrification has arrived in Salt Lake City,’ and it’s wreaking havoc

By Tony Semerad | March 14, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The 29th LDS Ward House, at 1102 W. 400 North in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

This historic Latter-day Saint meetinghouse may not be torn down after all

By Tony Semerad | March 13, 2021, 1:05 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Utah House members, seen here Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, approved two bills Thursday aimed at easing the state's affordable housing shortage. One of them is designed to create more basement apartments inside owner-occupied single-family homes.

Will more basement apartments help ease Utah’s housing crisis? Lawmakers think so.

By Tony Semerad | March 5, 2021, 12:36 a.m.

(Rich Pedroncelli | AP file photo) This Monday, Jan. 8, 2017, file photo shows a "For Rent" sign outside an apartment building in Sacramento, Calif. Utah renters don't have a lot of rights and are subject to many "hidden fees." Make sure you know what the potential charges and other terms are before you sign a rental agreement.

If you’re a renter in Utah, here are the land mines you need to look out for in the lease agreement

By Eric S. Peterson | March 3, 2021, 8:28 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) The neighborhood north of Liberty Park, October 20, 2020, in an area being considered for new zoning to encourage tiny homes and row homes in backyards. The Utah Legislature has launched into debate on key affordable housing reforms, with four days left in its 2021 general session.

Utah lawmakers advance housing helps, but will they run out of time?

By Tony Semerad | March 3, 2021, 1:28 a.m.

(Image courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) An artist's rendering of the exterior of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' to-be-constructed Deseret Peak Temple. It was originally going to be built in Erda. It has since been shifted to neighboring Tooele City.

How a tiny Utah community fought off an LDS Church housing project and lost a temple

By Tony Semerad | February 28, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo) A Salt Lake City apartment complex, seen on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. A new study indicates high-density apartment construction raises property values for nearby homes.

‘Yes’ in my backyard? Study shows new Salt Lake County apartments actually boost neighbors’ home values.

By Tony Semerad | February 22, 2021, 10:37 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | Tribune file photo)   Rep. Ray Ward, R-Bountiful, is the sponsor of HB82, which would allow homeowners to build accessory dwelling units, sometimes known as mother-in-law apartments, as a solution to Utah's affordable housing crisis.

Bill allowing mother-in-law apartments, with some restrictions, slips through Utah House

By Bryan Schott | February 19, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo) Traffic moves along Center Street in Provo on Monday, as seen April 6, 2020. The Provo-Orem area ranked as the top-performing large city in the U.S. on measures of economic vitality, according to the nonprofit Milken Institute. Salt Lake City ranked fourth, while Logan and St. George dominated the institute's rankings for smaller cities, coming in second and fourth, respectively.

Provo-Orem, Salt Lake City, Ogden, Logan, St. George all rank among best-performing cities

By Tony Semerad | February 19, 2021, 12:50 p.m.

(Courtesy of Adam Breen) Renderings of homes proposed for the Highland area of Park City.

High-density housing with affordable units proposed for Park City

By Sara Tabin | February 14, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) New housing construction at The Ridge in North Salt Lake, on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.

So you’re ready to go house hunting? Here’s your guide (hint: It won’t be easy).

By Tony Semerad | February 14, 2021, 1:10 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A home for sale in the Glendale neighborhood on Thursday. Homes in Salt Lake City's 84104 ZIP code, which includes Glendale, remain some of the more affordable in Utah's capital city, Feb. 11, 2021.

Looking for an affordable house in Salt Lake City? Look west or think condo.

By Tony Semerad | February 14, 2021, 1:14 p.m.