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, water-wise xeriscape landscaping, 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 residential or commercial leasing page.

Residential Apartments

30 one and two bedroom apartments

  • Granite countertops
  • Energy Star appliances
  • Open design with 9' high ceilings
  • Washer/dryer in each unit
  • Spacious balcony with sliding glass door
  • Generous closet space
  • Access to secure storage space for bikes, skis, etc.
  • Utilities included
  • High speed fiber-optic internet access
  • Recycling 
  • Glass recycling and green waste
  • Pet friendly

Commercial Space

10,000 square feet of commercial space

  • Artist studios
  • Office and retail space
  • Utility sinks in each unit
  • Common area bathrooms
  • Access to showers
  • Street level storefronts on all units
  • Access to secure bike storage
  • Conveniently located
  • High speed fiber-optic internet access
  • Utilities included
  • Recycling (including glass)

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Artspace Solar Gardens Funders

Financing: Lender – Ally Bank; New Markets Tax Credits – Community Development Finance Alliance; New Markets Tax Credits and Renewable Energy Investment Tax Credit Investor - US Bancorp Community Development Corp; 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.