About Main Street
Midvale's Historic Center
Midvale's Main Street is the historic center of Midvale City, located in the heart of Salt Lake County, Utah. Main Street has a long history of vibrant businesses, arts, and culture. In the next few years, a new wave of investment in Main Street will bring more people to live and work in the heart of our city. This investment is intended to attract private capital investment, create jobs, and contribute to the economic vitality and prosperity of Midvale City. Join our community as we look forward to new and exciting things on Main Street in the heart of Midvale!
Main street blog
History, business, arts, culture, food & all the things that make a great Main Street!
Many people in Midvale see the potential our historic Main Street has. Unfortunately, Main Street is populated by a few successful business, surrounded by vacant storefronts and a few vacant lots. How can we revive our Main Street? Sometimes, the simpler the idea, the more successful it can be. One town in Missouri was revived[…]
The Midvale City Redevelopment Agency will be hosting a public open house focused on Main Street! Join us: When: Wednesday February 28, 2018 Time: 5 pm to 7 pm Where: Midvale City Hall, Dahl Room Who: Everyone interested in the future of our Main Street This open house is part of a public planning process[…]
The Midvale Redevelopment Agency is a department within Midvale City that focuses on neighborhood revitalization. Through the Agency, the City is able to fund neighborhood improvements and incentivize private investment in specifically designated parts of Midvale. Currently these designated areas include the Jordan Bluff’s Project Area and the highly successful Bingham Junction Project Area. In[…]
There are currently more than 50 buildings along Midvale’s Main Street, on the blocks north of Center Street. Most of these buildings are quite old,with 73% of them built before World War 2 and the oldest built in 1901. There was a lull in construction on Main Street during the 45 years between 1955 and 2000 with only one building remaining from[…]
We want to hear from you! What parts of Midvale Main Street do you think need support? What kinds of improvements could be made? Follow this link to take a brief 20-question survey on your thoughts on how Midvale’s Main Street could be revitalized! This survey will be “live” until April 2018. Please share with[…]
2018 marks the Main Street Theatre’s ten-year anniversary. Before the theater was purchased by Tammy Ross in 2008, it had most recently featured a series of comedy clubs and improv groups. Ross and her family purchased the theater due to the historic character of the theater, and the potential she saw in the Main Street[…]
Many longtime Midvale residents may remember the businesses that have occupied Main Street over the years, but few may recall how the streets got their names. While many roads around Main Street have changed course over the last 100 years, such as Holden Street, or even been renamed or eliminated, the Main Street area still[…]
Midvale’s Main Street is the historic center of Midvale City, located in the heart of Salt Lake County, Utah. Main Street has a long history of vibrant businesses, arts, and culture. In the next few years, a new wave of investment in Main Street will bring more people to live and work in the heart[…]