The audacious plan was hatched in secret. In the 1920s, John D. Rockefeller Jr. – son of the Standard Oil founder, ardent conservationist and one of America’s richest men – agreed to surreptitiously acquire thousands of acres of breathtaking scenery around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and donate them to the federal government for a national park.
Central Park in Highlands Ranch is beginning to open retail sites, starting with Barre3, a barre fitness studio. Many of the confirmed businesses have a health-centric focus.
Rosie the Tarantula will soon have a new home. The Butterfly Pavilion’s famous spider, as well as its 5,000 other animals, will be moving to Broomfield come 2021 and opening a more than $30 million facility with double the space pending final approval from city council.
Denver city officials on Thursday announced a $20.5 million deal with a trust that owns Park Hill Golf Club to buy the 155-acre site, putting to rest some questions about its future.
Denver will buy the 155-acre Park Hill Golf Course property and work with Clayton Early Learning to develop a master plan for the area in an agreement expected to be presented to the city council next month.
Arapahoe County commissioners on Tuesday moved forward on the first phase of Prosper, a vast 9,000-home community pitched for a 5,100-acre site southeast of Watkins.
A proposed ordinance that would limit housing growth in Lakewood to no more than 1 percent of existing units a year has tentatively gained more than enough signatures before a Friday deadline to move forward, local officials said Monday.
The new lease holder for Lonetree Reservoir says that public access for boating and fishing at the reservoir southwest of Loveland will continue after Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s lease expires.
Lonetree Reservoir will close to the public next summer as Colorado Parks and Wildlife, which has operated a recreation area there since the 1970s, was outbid for the lease by a private bidder.