Rio Grande District

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Home Prices: There are few homes in this neighborhood, as it’s mostly populated with condominiums and apartment buildings as options. Prices for condos start at $200,000 and go as high as $800,000.

This area of downtown bordered by S Temple, 500 S, I-15 and State Street, with Pioneer Park centrally located. Rio Grande is home to many condos of which many are old converted warehouses that have been turned into urban lofts. This part of Salt Lake City is in the ‘Free Zone’ for TRAX and bus rides. This area is home of the Gateway Mall with movie theaters, the Planetarium, Children’s Museum. The Depot, Club Sound and Complex concert venues are in this neighborhood as well as Utah’s oldest gay bar, the Sun Trapp. The summer and winter farmers markets are held in Pioneer Park and the Rio Grande building. Rio Grande is also home to many independently owned restaurants, stores and businesses, including Urban Utah Homes and Estates, the Rose Establishment Coffee shop, Caputo’s Market and Deli and Pallet. It’s a destination area because the Vivant arena where the Utah Jazz play is right across the street from the Gateway Mall.

Popular Neighborhood Spots: Pallet, Rose Establishment, Settebello Pizza, Tin Angel Café and Chile-Tepin and Rio Grande Mexican restaurants. The year long Downtown Farmers Market is June-October at Pioneer Park and in winter at the old Rio Grande train station. It is the oldest and largest such market in the state.

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