Rose Park takes up the area west of I-15, north of 600 North and east of Redwood Road (1750 West). It extends north to the Salt Lake City limits, which is the boundary betweenSalt Lake and Dayis counties. The entire neighborhood falls within the boundaries ofWest Hieh School, one of Utah's largest and oldest high schools with a great ESL leaming program and tenifrc sports teams!
In the early 20th century, Rose Park was marketed as a reasonably priced division withlarger lots than older Salt Lake City neighborhoods like the Avenues. After World WarII, population and growth in the area increased as vacant land was bought up and homesbuilt for the returning veterans. There are streets and streets of 1940's brick and frametract homes on large lots in Rose Park. Many trees were planted in the neighborhood during this period, and Rose Park now boasts some of the city's largest and most densely spaced trees.
According to Wikipedia the neighborhood is one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse areas of Utah. Many of the turn-of-the-century settlers of the area were non-Mormon blue-collar workers who worked at the nearby railroad stations in downtown Salt Lake City.
The Rose Park area has a library, the Day-Riverside library, that is part of the Salt Lake City Public Library system. It is located on 1000 North, next to the Jordan River trail, a fabulous trail along the river that runs throughout the Salt Lake Valley. There is a huge parks where Rugby is played on Sundays and Soccer frelds galore. It is a five to ten minute drive to downtown Salt Lake City from Rose Park, with a major freeway on ramp located on the eastern edge of the area. Home prices are generally under $200,000 in the area. There are very few condominium projects in Rose Park. Return to Home