Episode 07: Eccles Performing Arts Center, Justin Belliveau

Justin Belliveau is the deputy director of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City. Today we’re talking to Justin about the process that lead to the construction of the Eccles Performing Arts Center on Salt Lake City’s Main Street, and how this project is acting as a catalyst for change on Regent Street. The new[…]

Episode 06: Kathy Stephenson, Salt Lake Tribune

For more than seven decades, the Salt Lake Tribune and later the Deseret News called Regent Street home. In recent years, both the Tribune and the Deseret News have moved away from Regent Street, and the print shop building was demolished to make way for the new Eccles Theater. Today we’re talking with Kathy Stephenson,[…]

Episode 04: Paul Rolly, Salt Lake Tribune

For more than seven decades, the Salt Lake Tribune and later the Deseret News called Regent Street home. In recent years, both the Tribune and the Deseret News have moved away from Regent Street, and the print shop building was demolished to make way for the new Eccles Theater. Today I’m talking with Paul Rolly,[…]

Episode 01: Public Investment in the Arts, DJ Baxter

DJ Baxter is Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency. Today we’ll talk about the role Salt Lake City plays in investing in the arts.

The Salt Lake City RDA is currently working with property owners, businesses, and other stakeholders to develop plans for a complete transformation of Regent Street on Block 70 in downtown Salt Lake City. In conjunction with the new Eccles Performing Arts Center currently under construction on Main Street, the Regent Street Placemaking project will bring a new vitality and energy to an under-utilized area of our downtown.