The new center is situated on East Colfax Avenue between Josephine Street and East High School, a neighborhood that Deputy Mayor Happy Hanes said had "a gap in services for many years." The plan, she said, was officially initiated by a recreation needs assessment in 2005.
Starting today, a Denver resident over 60 need only flash a photo ID to enter and stay active.
The former Catholic Charities building in Sunnyside will become Forty 45, a block-long project that includes townhomes, duplexes and commercial space.
A handful of buildings along Fairfax Street in the Park Hill neighborhood will come down to make way for a $25 million mixed-use project in the area.
A Denver developer is planning to demolish a handful of properties along Fairfax Street in the Park Hill neighborhood and replace the structures with a park, restaurants, office space and dozens of new housing units.