Hobbs+Black Architects is pleased to announce thecompletion of its services for the City Creek redevelopmentproject, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hobbs+Black wasretained as the Architect of Record for the retail center andluxury apartments at City Creek. The retail center held itsGrand Opening ceremonies on March 22, 2012. This mixed-use center contains nearly 100 stores and restaurantscovering 700,000 square feet of retail space, as well asoffices and luxury apartments.Developed by City Creek Reserve, Inc., a development arm ofthe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS Church),in collaboration with Taubman Centers of Bloomfield Hills,Michigan; City Creek Center is the retail centerpiece of thedevelopment. It is distinguished by a recreated creek andwaterfalls, two restored historic facades, and fully retractableskylights that cover the shopping center in inclementweather. The project was awarded LEED Silver certificationfor Neighborhood Development.
The City Creek Center Grand Opening was announced by (from left to right) Lane Beattie, Brian Murray, Mayor of Salt Lake City Ralph Becker, Mayorof Salt Lake County Peter Corroon, Blake Nordstrom, President of Nordstrom, Governor of Utah Gary Herbert, William Taubman, COO of TaubmanCo., Robert Taubman, CEO of Taubman Co., Linda Wardell, City Creek Center General Manager, A. Alfred Taubman, Founder of Taubman Co.,Representing the LDS Church, Bishop Richard Edgeley, Pres. Dieter Uchtdorf, Pres. Thomas Manson, Bishop H. David Burton, and Bishop KeithMcMullin
Night view of the sky bridge spanning Main Street
Aerial View of City Creek Center at Twilight with Richards Court in the foreground
“Take Flight” Sculpture Douwe Blumberg in the front of Nordstrom Store
“Transcend” Fountain by WET Design in Richards Court
Flames dance upon the water in the Transcend Fountain at dusk in Richards Court
An evening view of the “interior” of City Creek This space becomes an outdoor environment when thehighlighted by a continuous creek water feature and fully retractable skylight is opened.landscape.
Apartments are perched atop the retail spaces. The outdoor courtyard also above the retail space providesoutdoor living space for residents.
Aerial view of Richards Court looking toward Temple SquareSecond floor retail space looking toward and the Holy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Richards Court Day Saints
The recreated Creek through the Center contains a variety of native fish.
Shoppers in Regent Court. “Stream of Life” Sculpture by Rosetta is featured.
One of the two eighteen foot waterfalls; this one provides views for the Food Court dining area in Regent Court.