It’s been a minute since we updated readers on the buildout progress of the Depot District, just to the west and south of the Gateway Mall on Downtown’s western edge.
Current development is occuring in the context of the empty lots of the Redevelopment Agency, UTA’s new office tower coming to its failed Central Station, and the potential of over 50 acres opening to development if the rails are buried in accordance with the nascent Rio Grande Plan, which was extolled by the Mayor in her state of the city speech this week. It’s the most transit-rich neighborhood in the state.
Multi-family development is current concentrated along 200 South, where Greenprint Gateway and Central Station West are getting closer to completion. CINQ (with the old Central Warehouse) and Alta Depot, which fronts on 100 South, are both well under way.
The Rio is slowly rising on the old site of the Road Home emergency shelter. Just to the north, the Gateway Mall continues its slow-build renaissance. The Gateway’s main residential structures on 500 West have just been freshened up with new exterior paint colors. Beige and sandstone is out, blue and grey is today.
The Rio site. Photos by Luke Garrott.
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