By Dominic Garcia

DENVER (CBS4)– The transformation of the old Loretto Heights campus is moving forward and CBS4 got an up-close look at the project. Hartman Ely Investments is leading a project that’s turning one of the old dorms, built in the 1930s, into affordable housing.

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The project will feature 74 units ranging from studios to 4 bedroom apartments. Project managers say maintaining the historic integrity of the building is one of their main goals.

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CBS4 also spoke to Sister Mary Nelle Gage, a student on the Loretto Heights campus in 1964. She actually lived in the dorm that’s being renovated.

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“The treasures of Denver’s past are being restored and honored and made special for the modern times. for new needs,” she told CBS4’s Dominic Garcia.

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The project is expected to be completed in the Fall. For those interested in renting one of the units, visit

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