DENVER (CBS4) –¬†A 100-year-old building once condemned by the City of Denver will be renovated into apartments.

The building at 16th Avenue and Washington Street used to be the Denver International Youth Hostel.

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The soon-to-be site of new apartments at 16th Avenue and Washington Street. (credit: CBS)

It was closed last summer because of serious fire code violations.

The owner says he sold the building because he couldn’t afford to repair it.

Denver-based GM Development bought the property and plans to restore the building.

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