Main Street (06/25/2009) Looking down Main Street from South Temple.
Main Street (06/25/2009) Pedestrians causually cross Main Street as crane perform a high wire act high above the city moving I-beams into place.
Construction Time (06/25/2009) A contractor drives a cool crane truck past the public clock at the trax station in downtown Salt Lake City.
The Mall Must Wait (06/25/2009) The trip to the mall must wait as they build a new one. Click the picture to shop online.
Temple Square Traxed (06/25/2009) The rails of Trax swerve onto South Temple to avoid running into the Salt Lake Temple. It is an interesting challenge to take a picture of the spires entwined with the train\'s power lines.
South Temple (06/25/2009) A view of the Salt Lake Temple from the construction walk around on Main Street. I cofess, I manipulated the photo by lighting the Brigham Young Statue.
Salt Lake City has an interesting design with two primary roads running North Soutn through downtown.
State Street starts and the state capital and runs through the entire valley. State Street is the choice location for government offices, including the City County building, Federal Building, utilities and county offices.
Main Street is the traditional commercial and cultural center of Salt Lake City. When I first arrived in Salt Lake, the city had a bustling Main Street lined with shops. In the mid 1970s, city planners took a mis-step and placed two malls across the street from each other at the top of Main. This cleaned out many of the shops.
With the completion of Trax along Main Street, just prior to the 2002 Winter Games, Main Street has started the process of regaining its lustre. This gallery shows pictures from Salt Lake Main Street.