“The primary mission of the post is to assist vets,” the commander of Post 2461 said. “Our mission will continue with or without an actual building.”
“What we’re set up to do is to act as a nonprofit support organization for new parks and improved park amenities,” said co-founder Frank Rowe. “Our vision is to acquire land for new parks in high-density and high-need neighborhoods. We’ll also work on providing ‘gap funding’ for projects within parks.”
Nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy and Medici Consulting Group are partnering on the 66-unit project.
Sixty-four of the 92 condos will be studios, some as small as 263 square feet, according to plans submitted to the city.
‘The building is beautiful,’ said Jake Schroeder, executive director of the Denver Police Activities League. ‘The building is not the problem.’
The foundation plans to move from Cherry Creek in 2020.
A local nonprofit is partnering with Denver Public Schools and area businesses to give away more than 25,000 bicycles to second-grade students.
Denver City Council approved rezoning needed for the project last week.
Four of the five grants will pay for construction and renovation projects. Denver Botanic Gardens is awarded largest grant of $200,000.
The school had 1,018 students in 2017, down from 2,507 students in 2014.