Do We View Commercial Sprawl and Residential Sprawl Equally?

People concerned with the design of our cities often use the word urban sprawl. Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl “describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities” according to Wikipedia. There is the concern that urban sprawl is coming to the Snyderville Basin (if it isn’t already here). …

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You May Want To Put June 17 on Your Calendar

If you have concerns over development in the Snyderville Basin, you may want to attend a County Council meeting at the Kimball Junction Library on June 17th at 6PM. They are holding a public hearing to get citizens’ input on what we want the Basin to look like, how we feel about open space, whether …

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My How Park City has Changed

An anonymous person sent a link to one of the greatest visualizations of Park City growth since 1984. This is one of those must sees. Watch below or click here for a bigger view. h/t to the person who sent this

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Park City Day School Wants to Expand in Pinebrook

On Tuesday, April 28th the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission will hold a public hearing regarding expanding Park City Day School, in Pinebrook. The School wants to add a 5,500 square foot addition, located on the east side of the building, with six class rooms, a restroom and associated circulation. My concern would stems from additional traffic on the …

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A New Whole Foods Grocery Across From the Outlet Mall

Perhaps you drive along Landmark Drive, between Walmart and Tanger Outlet and have wondered, “what’s that parking lot on the north side of the street?” Wonder no more. If the developers of the land have their way, you’ll be looking at a new 45,000 square foot Whole Foods Grocery Store, in addition to a couple …

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