(KCPW News) An area of Salt Lake City scornfully referred to by many residents as the “Sugar hole” will finally get the facelift it was intended to have before the economy took a nosedive. Mecham Management is moving forward with a $53 million retail and residential project with the help of a loan the Salt Lake City Council approved on Tuesday, acting as the Redevelopment Agency. But as KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, bitterness still lingers over the demolition of historic buildings that made way for the venture.
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