Salt Lake City

Council District 6

Bonneville Hills, East Bench, Sunnyside East, Wasatch Hollow, Yalecrest

About District 6

District Six extends from about 2100 South to North Campus Drive, and from about 1300 East to the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.

It’s a hub of education, featuring the University of Utah – the state’s largest public university boasting a law school and medical school, which attract great thinkers from around the world. Massive, beautiful trees form canopies over historic neighborhoods, and mountainside communities give unparalleled views of the City.

Foothill Drive serves as a gateway to Salt Lake from neighboring communities, as well as a central shopping place for residents. Local bistros, shops, libraries and boutiques make for real community, while Hogle Zoo and neighboring This is the Place Heritage Park delight children and families year-round.

Tour the District:

Bonneville Hills Neighborhood

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Bonneville Hills neighborhood is a predominantly single-family residential neighborhood in the closest proximity to Foothill Village, which functions as a semi-regional shopping center and a neighborhood amenity. The streetscapes are similar to the older neighborhoods in the East Bench, with uniform home setbacks from the street and extensive street trees. The majority of the […]

East Bench Neighborhood

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The East Bench Community is situated on the bench of the Salt Lake valley at the base of the Wasatch foothills. It is the eastern most community within Salt Lake City and is known for its attractive residential neighborhoods comprised of older, distinctive homes in the western area of the community and new homes of […]

Sunnyside East Neighborhood

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Sunnyside East neighborhood is predominantly large lot single-family homes built on and around Bonneville Golf Course and Hogle Zoo. Homes occupy only 34% of the total neighborhood area due to the expanse of land occupied by the Bonneville Golf Course and Hogle Zoo, both of which are major regional activity centers. A tennis club […]

Wasatch Hollow Neighborhood

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Wasatch Hollow neighborhood is a predominately residential neighborhood but also contains the 15th & 15th commercial node. The Westmoreland Place local and national historic district is located in the northern portion of the neighborhood and has a significant collection of architectural styles dating from the 1920s to the 1950s. Many of the homes in […]

Yalecrest Neighborhood

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Yalecrest neighborhood is locally significant both architecturally and historically.  In the 1870s the earliest residents began to appear to farm the five-acre plots.  Decades later, the city developed 23 different subdivisions in the area that border 900 S to 1300 S and 1300 E to 1800 E.  Streets in the area are named after […]

Area Parks

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Salt Lake City has a history of caring for and stewarding parks dating back to the dedication of the first major public park in the City, Liberty Park, in 1882. It stands as an example of a public park that serves a multitude of uses while preserving urban green space. Salt Lake City’s Parks Program […]

Area Schools

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Salt Lake City School District’s primary goal is to provide every student with equitable access to high quality and culturally relevant instruction, curriculum, support, and other educational resources to ensure college and career readiness. Below is a list of public schools students residing in District 6 generally attend. Elementary Schools: Middle Schools: High Schools: […]

Anderson-Foothill Library

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The pleasing design of the Anderson-Foothill Branch has two unique elements as part of its plan. The first is a passive solar energy design that includes earth berming, window placement for solar heating, and zone supplemental heating/cooling. The second element of this 14,900 square foot community library built in 1985, expanded in 1992 and in […]

Bonneville Golf Course

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
One of the most popular 18-hole courses in Utah. Bonneville is renowned for its hilly terrain and challenging greens. Situated on the East Bench of Salt Lake City, just 5 minutes away from the heart of downtown, the course offers awe-inspiring sunsets and views of both the surrounding mountains and the entire Salt Lake Valley. […]

Foothill Cultural District

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Foothill Cultural District is a remarkable community of artistic, cultural, historic and zoological attractions – all forming jewels in the geographical necklace encircling the nearby foothills east of the Salt Lake Valley. Rich in diversity, the eight members of Foothill Cultural District encompass some of Utah’s best features. Within the two square mile area you […]

Fort Douglas

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Camp Douglas was established in October 1862, during the American Civil War, as a small military garrison about three miles east of Salt Lake City, Utah, to protect the overland mail route and telegraph lines along the Central Overland Route. In 1878, the post was renamed Fort Douglas. It was officially closed in 1991 pursuant […]

The “H” Rock

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The H-Rock is not only a local landmark, but an important part of the Salt Lake Valley’s open space. The H-Rock sits just below the Bonneville Shoreline Trail and has easy access for residents who enjoy the extraordinary views and system of trails. Hikers can access the trail head at 1865 South Devonshire Drive. Salt Lake […]

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Established in 1874, Mount Olivet Cemetery was Salt Lake City’s second public burial ground and is the only public non-profit cemetery in the United States ever to be created by an act of Congress. Located on 500 South, across from the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium, Mount Olivet is one of the state’s most visible […]

Red Butte Gardens

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Located on the eastern edge of the University of Utah, Red Butte Gardens is home to over 100 acres of botanical gardens and hiking trails. Dr. Walter P. Cottam, co-founder of the Nature Conservancy, began using the land where Red Butte Gardens sits today for plant research in 1930. Since then, Red Butte Gardens has […]

Wasatch Hollow Preserve

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
The Wasatch Hollow Open Space (WHOS) is an approximately 10-acre undeveloped open space located along Emigration Creek between 1600 East and 1800 East and 1700 South and Harrison Avenue. The property encompasses several parcels of land that were acquired in segments over a period of several years through both acquisition and donation. These lands are […]

15th & 15th Business District

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Nestled in the heart of a family oriented neighborhood just north of Sugar House, the 15th & 15th Neighborhood Business District has been an important part of the community since the early 1900s. Stretching from Emerson Street to Kensington Street along 1500 East, the stores and restaurants have changed over the years but the feeling […]

21st & 21st Business District

Posted on:April 10th, 2018
Located along 2100 South between 2000 East and 2300 East, the 21st & 21st Business District is home to a variety of eclectic neighborhood friendly businesses including food, specialty boutiques, designers, and more. District organizers have a long term vision for the area and are working with each other and the City to make it […]