After greater than 20 years of planning, a revolving door of developers, lawsuits and protests, Glendale is ready to interrupt floor this fall on a $150 million entertainment-focused challenge on the banks of Cherry Creek.
The Glendale Metropolis Council on Wednesday accredited the 10-acre challenge — previously dubbed Glendale 180 and now known as the Glendale Leisure District — on the nook of South Colorado Boulevard and East Virginia Avenue by a redevelopment settlement with Denver-based Central Road Capital.
The challenge will characteristic an array of eating places and leisure choices, together with a 40,000-square-foot live performance venue, a movie show, an app-based sportsbook gaming corridor, pubs, rooftop bars, nightclubs and a 200-room resort resort.
The Glendale Leisure District will be a common consumption area, the place patrons can stroll round with grownup drinks, and alcohol will likely be served till 4 a.m.
“We’re grateful to town of Glendale for permitting us the privilege of creating one of the distinctive leisure districts in Colorado,” Central Road Capital President Rob Salazar, stated in a information launch.
Wednesday’s vote caps a years-long struggle to get the project off the ground. A Denver Post story from 2015 reported that preliminary plans for a redevelopment challenge subsequent to Cherry Creek started way back to 1998.
Town was sued in 2015 by a Persian rug store that resisted efforts by town to probably declare its enterprise by eminent area. That battle introduced a crowd out to protest in help of the homeowners of the rug store.
That very same 12 months, Glendale canceled an election that may have approved a downtown improvement authority it created to drift $200 million in bonds to assist finance the eating and leisure advanced.
A handful of builders have been concerned within the challenge over the past decade, however till now, none have been in a position to see the challenge make it to the beginning line.
The Glendale Leisure District is anticipated to open in late 2023.