The City Creek Mall

123 Primary Sources

Date
Summary
Apr 1991

Gordon B. Hinckley says "fixed percentage" of income will be "set aside to build reserves" for a "rainy day."

Jun 30, 1991

AR reports on the web of LDS corporations.

Oct 1995

GBH describes "a portion of our annual budget" invested into reserves.

Apr 2003

GBH assures "tithing funds have not and will not be used" in CCC.

Apr 2003

GBH says leaders felt "a compelling responsibility to protect the environment of the Salt Lake Temple" with CCC.

Dec 2003

HDB emphasizes downtown SLC development would not use tithing.

Mar 10, 2006

CCC planned to be 20 acres, mixed-use in the heart of SLC.

Mar 10, 2006

CN first announces plans for downtown SLC redevelopment.

Oct 2, 2006

In 2006, DR only had preliminary ideas of what CCC would be like.

Oct 2, 2006

DR describes Church motivation to develop their headquarters area.

Oct 3, 2006

KUTV reports HDB explaining mall money came from commercial real estate, not tithing.

Dec 2006

CCC plans announced in the Ensign in 2006.

2007

EPAI 2007 tax return.

Mar 27, 2007

DN reports tithing money isn't being used for CCC, developed through Property Reserve, Inc.

2008

EPAI 2008 tax return.

Jan 10, 2008

Church highlights their contributions to humanitarian efforts in 2007.

Jun 1, 2008

SC praise for plans to build CCC in a green manner.

Jul 21, 2008

Forum poster UB says CCC would add to the SLC skyline.

2009

CCRI 2009 tax return.

2009

PRI 2009 tax return.

Dec 31, 2009

RJO discuss Church humanitarian efforts and "a total of 30.7 million" from 1984 to 1997.

2010

CCRI 2010 tax return.

2010

PRI 2010 tax return.

2010

EPAI 2010 tax return.

Mar 7, 2010

DN reports on CCC the multiplying effect of jobs, and taxes.

Mar 7, 2010

HDB tells DN that CCC is meant to "make the desert bloom."

Jun 29, 2010

JK, in an op-ed, quotes MG that CCC was to "protect" Temple Square and Church headquarters, definitely didn't make financial sense.

2011

CCRI 2011 tax return.

2011

PRI 2011 tax return.

2011

EPAI 2011 tax return.

Mar 16, 2011

Accepting an award for downtown SLC development, HDB describes final stages of CCC and the various development partners.

2012

CCRI 2012 tax return.

2012

PRI 2012 tax return.

2012

EPAI 2012 tax return.

Jan 27, 2012

DN reports CCC size, # of restaurants.

Jan 27, 2012

DN reports CCC cost at $1.5 billion and how much Taubman has invested.

Mar 9, 2012

General Manager LW says CCC will be "operated exactly like every other Taubman center in our portfolio."

Mar 9, 2012

General Manager LW says CCC will be "operated exactly like every other Taubman center in our portfolio."

Mar 13, 2012

WSJ reports on the retailers, parking spaces, the creek, fountain, etc.

Mar 13, 2012

WSJ reports estimates that CCC would cost $420 million to $560 million.

Mar 13, 2012

WSJ reports on TCI's relationship with CCC development.

Mar 19, 2012

GW reports on art installations in CCC.

Mar 19, 2012

LM in the SLT describes City Creek operations the year it opened.

Mar 22, 2012

CN describes jobs, square feet, parking, attributes of CCC.

Mar 28, 2012

KUTV quotes DB that CCRI does pay property tax.

Mar 28, 2012

TCI has a "long-term participating air space lease" with CCRI.

Apr 2, 2012

TCI's factsheet on CCC, including jobs, size, anchors, features, etc.

Apr 2, 2012

TCI's factsheet on how many jobs created by CCC.

Apr 2, 2012

JR compares $1.5 billion mall to $1.3 billion spent in humanitarian aid.

Apr 2, 2012

NO defends CCC after JR calls it a moral failing.

Apr 2, 2012

TCI's factsheet on CCC, self-describes as owner/manager.

Apr 4, 2012

SB speculates on the tax status of rent from CCC.

Jul 18, 2012

CW of B reports "how the Mormons make money" and depicts a small web of Church corporations.

Sep 8, 2012

CS in the SLT reports on SLC fight against urban blight.

Sep 27, 2012

Benjamin Van Loon describes City Creek Cente and also its historical context.

Sep 27, 2012

Benjamin Van Loon uses $1.5 billion price tag for City Creek Center, with no public subsidy.

Oct 5, 2012

SLT reprints B article (edited) on CCC the year development finished, KBM says no tithing used.

Dec 20, 2012

USGBC certifies CCC for environmental award, LEED Silver.

2013

DA publishes a CBRE-funded study on how CCC increased visitors, sales, and jobs.

2013

CCRI 2013 tax return.

2013

PRI 2013 tax return.

2013

EPAI 2013 tax return.

Jan 15, 2013

CCC gets Best Retail Development award in 2013.

Jan 17, 2013

2013 mormon.org says Church donated $1 billion in cash and material assistance since 1985.

Jun 19, 2013

PF reports CCC cost more like $2 billion, and how much it made in sales first year.

Jul 9, 2013

Caitlin Kelly of New York Times describes City Creek Center features and stores.

Jul 9, 2013

Caitlin Kelly of New York Times reports no definitive cost from the Church, but quotes Dale Bills that City Creek Center was privately funded without public subsidies and without debt.

Jul 9, 2013

Caitlin Kelly of New York Times quotes Mark Gibbons, president of City Creek Reserve, Inc., that reserves were set aside for the project and have the resources to complete it.

Jul 9, 2013

Caitlin Kelly of New York Times cites favorable and unfavorable opinions on City Creek Center.

2014

Department of the Treasury page on the City Creek Reserve Inc 2014 tax return.

2014

PRI 2014 tax return.

2014

EPAI 2014 tax return.

Mar 13, 2014

WM discusses CCC in urban planning terms, like foot traffic, block sizes, etc.

Mar 13, 2014

WM notes CCC will maintain vitality around the "Mormon Church's historic base."

2015

CCRI 2015 tax return.

2015

PRI 2015 tax return.

2015

EPAI 2015 tax return.

May 11, 2015

TS reports on whether CCC was a good thing according to SLC planners, business owners, and residents.

Aug 27, 2015

IRS says churches and other nonprofits can "engage in income-producing activities" under some restrictions.

2016

Church gave $1.89 billion in assistance since 1985, says 2016 LDSC report.

Jul 12, 2016

Oaks says Church humanitarian aid pre-2016 was $40 million yearly.

Sep 14, 2016

IRS goes over how for-profit subsidiaries work with their parent non-profits.

Sep 15, 2016

Church Public Affairs recounts contributions to humanitarian causes in 2016 by the Church.

Dec 5, 2016

CBBC criticized for $40 million mixed-use development in Missouri City.

2017

CCRI 2017 tax return.

2017

Church gave $2.07 billion in assistance since 1985, says 2017 LDCs report.

2017

EPAI 2017 tax return.

Apr 5, 2017

MD of the SLC says CCC cost $1.5 billion, original plan was to just renovate two malls.

Apr 5, 2017

MB writes HDB told LB that the Church wanted to be “one of many,” not the only entity revitalizing downtown SLC. Church originally planned to renovate two existing malls.

Apr 6, 2017

MB, quoting LB, says the Church's 1.5 billion CCC was a "catalyst to attract another $3.5 billion in further investments to downtown in construction."

Apr 6, 2017

CCC served as a catalyst for other downtown SLC investments.

2018

CCRI 2018 tax return.

2018

PRI 2018 tax return.

2018

Church gave $2.2 billion in assistance since 1985, says 2018 LDSC report.

2018

EPAI 2018 tax return.

May 22, 2018

CN justifies CCC as an enhancement to SLC, an economic booster, and a tourist attraction.

May 31, 2018

CN describes CCRI as "a real estate investment affiliate" of the Church.

May 31, 2018

CN describes CCRI as "a real estate investment affiliate" of the Church.

2019

Church gave $2.3 billion in assistance since 1985, says 2019 LDSC report.

Feb 8, 2019

TC builds a mixed-use $350 million glass tower behind their church.

May 22, 2019

Current map of downtown SLC.

Aug 12, 2019

IRS defines requirements to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.

Dec 11, 2019

LN publishes a report whistleblowing on EPA, including alleged payments to CCRI.

Dec 11, 2019

LN publishes a report whistleblowing on EPA, including a web of Church entities.

Dec 16, 2019

PG of RU covers $100 billion whistleblower report, including a section on CCC.

Dec 17, 2019

TW in DN reports on Church's reponse to $100 billion whistleblower.

Dec 17, 2019

WP reports on $100 billion Church fund allegations from DN.

2020

Church gave $2.5 billion in assistance since 1985, says 2020 LDS charities report.

Feb 8, 2020

WSJ reports on EPAI activities, "quietly built" $100 billion.

Feb 14, 2020

TW in DN reports Presiding Bishopric financial breakdown of the Church.

Jul 22, 2020

USGBC defines LEED certification, which CCC attains.

Nov 20, 2020

IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search for EPAI.

Nov 20, 2020

IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search for City Creek Reserve Inc.

Nov 20, 2020

IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search for PRI.

2021

SLC auditor ST notifies CCRI of 2020 property tax.

Jan 14, 2021

Salt Lake County is minority LDS—46.89% in 2021.

Feb 24, 2021

CCC's Rules of Conduct, including open containers of alcohol.

Feb 24, 2021

According to D&B: revenue, start year, employees, principal, corporate family, industry of CCRI.

Feb 24, 2021

GS reports CCRI's religious nonprofit status and EIN.

Mar 22, 2021

JH files lawsuit with L&SPC against the Church over misuse of tithing.

Mar 23, 2021

MB of WP reports first on JH's lawsuit against the Church claiming misuse of tithing.

Apr 22, 2021

TCAMA plans to build $200 million mixed-use development in Reynoldsburg.

Jun 30, 2021

At CCC, Nordstrom eBar serves coffee and tea.

Jun 30, 2021

At CCC, Kneader's Bakery has a full espresso bar.

Jun 30, 2021

CCC website lists "Wine and Cocktails" as a category on its "Dining" directory.

Jun 30, 2021

M&C lists ads, current stores, and past stores at CCC.

Jul 1, 2021

DN reports CCC as successful, "revitalizes downtown."

Aug 16, 2021

DN submits a sworn statement on EPAI tithing use in JH's lawsuit against the Church.

Aug 17, 2021

TS of TSLT reports on DN's new sworn statement for JH lawsuit.

Aug 19, 2021

PFS writes an article in SLT on City Creek finances, tithing, and the discussion around the topic.

Aug 24, 2021

TS of TSLT reports on Church response to JH's tithing lawsuit.

Aug 30, 2021

The Church asks for dismissal of JH lawsuit in California Central District court.

Sep 10, 2021

Judge SW dismisses lawsuit claiming CCC was paid for with tithing.

Sep 10, 2021

Judge SW dismisses JH's lawsuit claiming misuse of tithing by the Church and EPAI.

Sep 14, 2021

PH of TSLT reports federal judge SW dismissing JH tithing lawsuit, SW says Church didn't lie about CCC funding.

Sep 14, 2021

JH lawsuit claiming CCC funded by tithing thrown out by federal judge SW, FOX 13 reports.

Sep 14, 2021

GS profile on PRI, including EIN and nonprofit information.

Sep 14, 2021

GS profile on EPAI including nonprofit status and EIN.

Sep 14, 2021

Nonprofit lookup website reports EPAI information.

Sep 14, 2021

PH of TSLT reports federal judge SW dismissing JH tithing lawsuit.

Sep 14, 2021

JH lawsuit thrown out by federal judge SW, FOX 13 reports.

Sep 22, 2021

MA in BCC discusses fiscal responsibility in response to City Creek Center developments.

Sep 27, 2021

LWT website profiles CCC as one of its clients.

Sep 27, 2021

SEC tracker aggregates all reports filed to the SEC by TCI.

Sep 27, 2021

B's profile on TCI and identifies them as an REIT.

Oct 14, 2021 - Oct 28, 2021

City Creek commercial website lists mall hours, including closed on Sunday.