DENVER (CBS4) – Johnson Habitat Park in Denver is now open to visitors.
Mayor Michael Hancock helped celebrate the grand opening of the newly remolded park Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Colorado Paid $19 Million In Fraudulent Unemployment Claims During COVID-19 Pandemic
The park cost more than $7 million to rebuild. It was once a city landfill but today it’s filled with bike trails, playgrounds and access to the South Platte River.READ MORE: Permanent Memorial To King Soopers Shooting Victims To Be Built In Boulder
“Today we are cutting the ribbon of not just a newly renovated park, but a new chapter in our city’s rich history,” Hancock said.MORE NEWS: 3 Indicted In 12 Armed Robberies At Home Depot, Harbor Freight And Other Stores
This project is one of five aiming to improve the South Platte River corridor.