Latest Traverse Ridge Stories

2008-08-19 09:00:34

By Rebecca Palmer Deseret News The closing of SunCrest Market in Draper is the latest and most visible sign of trouble for the bankrupt Traverse Ridge development. The shop, which had been the sole public meeting place for hundreds of residents on the mountaintop, closed indefinitely on Saturday. The store will remain closed at least until a new developer buys the property. SunCrest was hailed as a mountaintop escape from the polluted valleys below, but now its residents will have to...

2008-06-08 06:00:14

By Steve Gehrke, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 8--PROVO -- Frank Gehry's uniquely designed mega-projects have fallen on hard times. Now, some Utahns chattering on the blogosphere are speculating that a planned Gehry project in Lehi could be next -- the victim of credit crunches and tumbling housing prices. Not so fast, says Brandt Andersen, whose Provo-based G-Code Ventures is still hot to develop a widely anticipated mixed-use, Gehry-designed development being touted as a destination...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.