Denver’s constantly growing skyline is poised for yet another major change. The River Mile project has gained approval from City Council. The large development would be built on the site Elitch Gardens currently occupies.
The massive, 58-acre development by Revesco Properties would create more than 8,000 residences at a time when Denver’s housing needs continue to grow. With more apartments in the market, the price of rent in the city could decrease.
Early plans show it could feature buildings with as many as 59 floors.
There are mixed opinions about the proposal with some interviewed by FOX31.
“I actually love it. It’s a great idea,” one man said.
“It would definitely be a bummer to get rid of Elitch’s,” another Denverite said.
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