Construction Underway in KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Residential Community Adjacent to Salt Lake City TRAX Station | KTGY


DENVER – KTGY, a leading architecture, branding, interior and planning firm specializing in residential, hotel and mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization, today announced that the construction is underway in a 150-unit mixed-use residential rental community adjacent to Central Ninth Trax Station near the downtown central business district of Salt Lake City, Utah. This new community developed by Urban Alfandre and Gardner Batt and designed by KTGY is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.

According to Nathan Sciarra, AIA, NCARB, director of KTGY’s office in Denver, Slate is designed to be a transit-rich community that takes advantage of the location and urban amenities of the Central Ninth District to provide residents with a way to live in an urban and dynamic environment. and a car-free lifestyle. Residents of Slate will be served by the three UTA Trax light rail lines and a frequent service bus line.

Located at 900 South 300 West, the five story development known as Slate sits on approximately 0.73 acres at the intersection of Washington Street and 900 South. The infill site was an assemblage of four plots in the heart of Central Ninth and surrounds the current building occupied by Central Water and The Shop SLC at 227 West 900 South, which will remain.

The new residential community includes approximately 3,530 square feet of restaurants and retail space on the ground floor to encourage interaction and connectivity between residents and visitors. The brick material used in the design provides a traditional minimalist exterior appeal, while the steel cable and red wavy metallic materials incorporated alongside the red brick mix provide a more industrial look, Sciarra reports.

Slate has unit sizes ranging from 346 to 934 square feet, designed to meet the needs of young professionals. Private residential amenities on the second level include a courtyard with a spa, a split-level clubhouse, and fitness and wellness areas. Rental office, retail and coworking offices are located at street level.

“Smaller, more affordable units, a range of amenities and a dense active ground level with commercial spaces make this a wealthy community that livens up the surrounding area and attracts a diverse crowd,” noted Sciarra.

“The commercial space, particularly as it extends further south to 200 west, will meet the objectives of the underlying area by creating people-oriented places. The residential units on the upper floors offer a type sought after housing in this area of ​​great convenience. served in transit “, added Sciarra.” The additional commercial space, the art and extension of the metal panel and the mural along the stair tower create breaks in the facade and create visual interest.

Slate is a prime example of urban infill using underused land close to public transportation and city amenities. “KTGY is delighted to play a key role in this transformative, transit-focused development at a key intersection of the Central Ninth Quarter, which will revitalize and energize this neighborhood and serve as a catalyst for more redevelopment in this neighborhood in transition.” , said Sciarra.

About KTGY

Founded in 1991, KTGY is a leading full-service architecture, branding, interior and planning firm focused on residential, hotel and mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization. We envision a future where residential design and hotel design inform each other to provide spaces that merge design and desire. KTGY architects, designers and planners combine global opportunities, leading sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to create memorable destinations of lasting value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland and Tysons. Call 888.456.KTGY or visit

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