Trolley Square Whole Foods Store

The Whole Foods at Trolley Square in Salt Lake City, Utah was designed to look like century-old brick trolley barns.

Trolley Square is now an upscale marketplace with more than 60 shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues situated in four historic buildings.

The new Whole Foods store occupies 44,000 square feet on the northeast corner of the property, with an additional 16,000 square feet set aside for small, speciality retailers within the same structure.

Trolley Square is a mixed-use, specialty retail project in downtown Salt Lake City.

Relics from the turn-of-the-century were rescued and used in constructing its unique stores.

The complex was a trolley barn in the early 1900s.

On top of the Whole Foods building is one covered level and one open level of parking.

Trolley Square was registered as a historic site by the state of Utah in 1973. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.

Trolley Square is now an upscale marketplace with more than 60 shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues situated in four historic buildings.

The Whole Foods design was able to use a combination of exposed concrete surfaces with a seamless transition to the brick face.

Trolley Square has been part of Utah’s heritage since 1847, when Mormon leader Brigham Young designated the area as the Tenth Ward

Whole Foods supports local growers, green practices, fair trade, and micro-lending.

Whole Foods required a building with an open floor plan measuring 163 feet by 300 feet and a minimum clear height of 22 feet.

Whole Foods is a leading natural and organic grocer.

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