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Adjoining the University of Utah and the Wasatch Mountain Range, affluent Federal Heights includes many classic homes that are historical in nature, having been built in the 1900s. Originally planned as officer’s quarters for Fort Douglas, this walkable neighborhood adjoins the Red Butte Canyon Research Natural Area and the Tomahawk Natural Area. City Creek and the City Creek Natural Area are also located here. Beautiful scenery and plenty of open space are basic facts of life in this community.

With plenty of hiking trails and nature at hand, Federal Heights is nonetheless less than a 10-minutes drive from downtown Salt Lake City. The City Creek Shopping Center is located near by.

[Photo courtesy of University of Utah]

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Aristo's

244 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Greek. Aristo's of Salt Lake City is located just a block from the campus of the University of Utah, and is thus a predictably popular restaurant with the student body. However, Aristo's receives high marks from the Salt Lake City dining community at larg

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Utah Museum Of Fine Arts

410 S Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

American Restaurants

Market Street Broiler

260 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Fish Market Open Daily 10:00am-9:00pm

Museums

Fort Douglas Military Museum

32 Potter St, Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Pizza Restaurants

The Pie Pizzeria

1320 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Burger Joints

B & D Burgers

222 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Books

J. Willard Marriott Library

295 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Greek Restaurants

Aristo's

224 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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