Ritz Classic Apartments

Since 1958, the 90-foot Ritz Classic bowling pin has served as a place-maker for south Salt Lake City. In 2017, Think Architecture partnered with ICO Multi-Family Holdings to renovate the former bowling alley site, transforming it into a new mixed-use development, the Ritz Classic Apartments. Under the fluorescent light of the refurbished Ritz sign, our architecture team designed the Ritz architecture plan as part of several long-proposed developments along the S-Line streetcar in the East Streetcar Neighborhood Zone.

Mixed-Use Development in Salt Lake City, UT

Known as The Crossing, the mixed-use development included a new Winco Foods grocery store, the Zellerbach Apartments, and the S-Line Townhomes. Think’s commercial and residential architects collaborated with The Crossing partners to design a residential complex at the heart of the development. Our hard work and creativity paid off. Now, Ritz Classic residents enjoy 4.11 acres, five stories, and 287 units of innovative mixed-use architectural design

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Refurbishing the Iconic Ritz Classic in Salt Lake City, UT

Rather than discard the history of South Salt Lake City, our architects made it the main feature of our mixed-use development. Once part of the now-shuttered Ritz Classic bowling alley, at its historic home on the 2200 block of State Street, the reassembled iconic sign stands as a symbol of the neighborhood’s past and future— the Ritz Classic Apartments.

At the 2200 South block of State Street, the Ritz Classic is a five-story complex with 287 residential units just south of the S-Line streetcar route in Salt Lake City. Under the glow of the refurbished sign, the Ritz Classic Apartments consists of four floors of wood-framed residential units above a ground-floor parking podium with 314 parking stalls. The market-rate residential units include a mix of one and two-bedroom apartments with a few three-bedroom units. The interior residential units open to two central courtyards above the parking podium, where residents can enjoy luxury amenities.

Ritz Classic Apartment Building Amenities

  • Corner plaza connected to nearby transit
  • Elevated lap swimming pool
  • Outdoor common area, including dining and kitchen facilities
  • Two hot tubs
  • Dog park
  • Pet salon
  • Conference rooms
  • Internet café
  • Sports Lounge
  • Clubroom
  • Internal secured bicycle storage with maintenance stations
  • Dedicated parking for electric vehicles

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