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Conservation Group Hails Church for Downtown Salt Lake City Facelift

A new report highlighting environmentally friendly projects by U.S. faith-based organizations praises The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its City Creek Center initiative in downtown Salt Lake City.

The report, published by conservation organization the Sierra Club, highlights “one exceptional faith-based environmental initiative from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico,” according to It “demonstrates the breadth, depth and diversity of spiritually motivated grassroots efforts to protect the planet.”

City Creek Center will offer residential, office and retail space over 20 acres close to Temple Square in the heart of Salt Lake City.

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