Guide to The Avenues

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The Avenues, or The Aves, gets its name from the numbered avenues and streets in what was one of Salt Lake City’s first neighborhood enclaves. Drawing professionals and artists, this area just northeast of downtown, provides easy access to the city’s core and great views of the Wasatch Mountains.

Older Victorian-era and Queen Anne style houses, modern apartments and townhouses fill the area, which is primarily residential, tree-lined, and peppered with green space, such as Popperton Park. The LDS Hospital complex is located here, as is the Shriners Hospital for Children. Local shops and galleries also dot the neatly laid out and narrow streets.

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Movies

Megaplex 20

3761 W Parkway Plaza Dr, South Jordan, UT 84095

Arcades

Megaplex 17

9400 S State St., Sandy, UT 84070

Baseball

Smith's Ballpark

77 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Smith's Ballpark is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Salt Lake Bees minor league baseball team and hosts several University of Utah baseball games each year.

Basketball

Energysolutions Arena

301 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

The premier destination for concerts and events in Salt Lake City!

Arcades

Ritz Cinemark - Hollywood Connection

3231 S Decker Lake Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Century 16 Cinema

125 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Heliport

Salt Lake City International Airport (slc)

776 N Terminal Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Movies

Cinemark 24

7301 Jordan Landing Blvd., West Jordan, UT 84084

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