DENVER (CBS4) – Denver city councilors approved a controversial plan that allows for affordable housing to be built near Sloan’s Lake. Some neighbors have voiced their opposition to it.
More than 300 apartments and condos will go up at the southeast corner of the park. Zocalo Community Development is the group behind the project named “17th and Newton.”READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: All Veterans In Colorado Now Offered Vaccine
Of the total number of homes, half will be income-restricted apartments and the other half will be condominiums — all in a 16-floor tower.READ MORE: Memorial Crane Project Comes To Boulder, Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID
The neighborhood association opposed the plans. Some residents say the development would be too big.MORE NEWS: Woman Shot, Killed At Adams County Mobile Home
In spite of that, city councilors passed the zoning change, 10-1.