Photos by Devin Zander
Have you wondered if those pretty pictures presented during a project’s entitlement process at the city ever delivered on their aesthetic design promises?
We’re starting a new series called rendering vs reality: to see how closely pre-construction images and completed project match up.
We reached back in the archives to find a few Sugar House projects from the second wave of post S-Line multi-family construction. (You too can access our Search function with a membership).
There are so many more of these that we hope to feature. Here’s just a taste.
21 by Urbana, 2100 S and 1000 E
We wrote about this project in 2016, Gardiner Development’s third project in the neighborhood. The upscale finishes are part of the Urbana brand. How do you think it turned out?
Sugarmont Apartments, Highland and Sugarmont
At Highland Drive (1100 E) and Sugarmont Ave (2215 S), the Sugarmont Apartments replaced furniture warehouses and surface parking lots. Developers Boulder Ventures had a rocky go of it. Delays due to construction flaws and a contractor’s dispute put the project under wraps multiple times. Here’s our rendering vs reality from two perspectives.
And from Sugarmont Ave looking northeast:
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