In the October 11 daily edition of this newsletter, I wrote about a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Church History Library for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. It is to be located near the Family History Library. Now two Capitol Hill residents have sued trying to block the library plan. They say current plans could further hamper parking in Salt Lake City's northern neighborhoods.
The suit filed in September asks a 3rd District Court judge to stop the existing library plan because it would replace a surface parking lot and 283 parking stalls. The suit points to the Capitol Hill Master Plan, which suggests that developments that take up parking spaces need to find alternative spots for new parking.
One goal of the master plan is to "prohibit a reduction in the parking requirements for new developments in the Marmalade, Kimball and West Capitol Hill neighborhoods or in the neighborhoods where inadequate amounts of off-street parking already exist."
You can read more about this at http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,635157830,00.html