850 South 400 West
Artspace Solar Gardens opened in August 2013. It is the first net zero mixed-use energy building with onsite solar production in the state of Utah. Solar Gardens is close to downtown on the 800 South bike path, two blocks from the 900 South TRAX stop, and includes a community garden, affordable residential units, and street level artist studios, office and retail space.
Artspace Solar Gardens has 859 solar photovoltaic panels on the building's roof and adjacent solar structure. Check out how much energy the building is producing!
For leasing information call 801.310.9324, email or visit our rental page.
30 one and two bedroom apartments
10,000 square feet of commercial space
Artspace Solar Gardens Funders
Financing: New Markets Tax Credits – Community Development Finance Alliance; New Markets Tax Credits and Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credit Investor - US Bancorp Community Development Corp; Lender - Utah Community Reinvestment Corporation; Acquisition Loan - Utah Housing Corporation in partnership with Lehman Brothers Commercial Bank.
Donors: My Good Fund, George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, The Milliken Family, Rocky Mountain Power Blue Sky Customers, Fidelity Foundation, Morgan Stanley Bank, American Express, Kresge Foundation, Mark and Kathie Miller Foundation, Thomas and Candace Dee Foundation, CIT Bank, JP Morgan Chase.
The project was financed with NMTCs and Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credits.