A bouncer at the Viceroy Lounge let in an underage police cadet and she was served alcohol because she “looked old enough.”
A five-story, 123-unit complex is planned for the property, which was previously home to a tortilla factory.
It’s the third brick-and-mortar location for Tacos Selene, but the first owned by the misspelled restaurant’s namesake.
The agency bought the 1.4-acre property at 901 Navajo St. in 2020 and got it rezoned last year for up to eight stories.
Members said they understood neighbors’ concerns but determined a permit allowing the camp was issued properly by a Denver city administrator.
The 2.1-acre site where the 237-unit project is planned is currently home to industrial buildings, a martial arts school and Japanese restaurant Domo.
“But beyond even the political overstep, we have serious concerns about safety,” said a nearby resident of the city permit allowing the 780 Elati St. site.
The nonprofit that operates the temporary shelter site and a neighborhood association were unable to come to terms.