Everyone knows that the residences surrounding Central Park in New York City aren’t affordable. A short five years after building Central Park, the neighboring properties soured in value to become exclusive. However, in Utah’s “Central Park” terms, the Central Park Condominium project I am talking is affordable housing. Affordable housing is now becoming a…
This sounds like a line for a comedian: Question: How do you photograph a glass house? Response: Very carefully. However silly the joke, this is the case. The photographs must be composed and made carefully with full consideration of the glass, concrete, steel, and their connections. A good inspiration for making the photographs is…
Surprisingly often, I am asked to take photos of homes prior to the homeowners moving in. My natural tendency is to balk at taking pictures of an empty home because it may be disappointing without the life that furnishings, fabrics, art, and accessories give to the space. But that’s not to say there isn’t a…
Often in the Wasatch back, the terms fastest growing, biggest, best, most luxurious, recently constructed, most popular, exclusive and similar superlatives prevail in conversations and print about the area.
Basketball in Utah is big. The Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility is a recently completed training facility for University of Utah’s women’s and men’s basketball teams. I made the photos for Elliott Workgroup in Park City. The level of design and amenities reinforces the support these teams have from the University of Utah and the community.
I’ve been told that Salt Lake City homebuilders held the nation’s first parade of homes in 1946, and since, it is a Utah tradition that attracts more people each year.
A battle for preservation is an expression I hear, but I have learned first hand how often there are winners and losers in the efforts to save buildings.
Sundance Film Festival is a time our area fills with interesting people. In addition to seeing the films and the discussions that follow, one of my favorite things about the yearly event is casual conversation with strangers. It just starts with questions like, “What have you seen that is interesting? Or, Have you just arrived?” Soon there are stories.
As someone who has lived at high elevations along the Wasatch Back off and on since 1968, I am very concerned about no snow. For once, I was ready. I pruned, I cleaned out rain gutters, I put the snow shovels by the door, I bought ice melt, and still there is no snow.
I concluded last week that there is always a place for classic design, and so this week, I get to repeat myself. The featured home is in the Park Meadows neighborhood in Park City. Both the architectural design and the interiors are by Park City’s Elliott Work Group.