All aboard! Denver Union Station team announces its complete tenant lineup

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With the grand reopening of Denver Union Station less than four months away, Larimer Associates and its partners in the project just announced eight more retail and restaurant tenants for the renovated facility set to debut on July 12. And not only are all of these tenants from Colorado, but several offer "adult beverages," says Larimer Associates's Jeff Hermanson -- a definite interest expressed by a number of focus groups that the development group convened to discuss possibilities for the landmark property. They also emphasized the importance of "local, one-of-a-kind, hippest," he notes.

See also: The Kitchen Next Door, Snooze, Stoic and Genuine, and a new restaurant from Alex Seidel all opening in Union Station

Four definitely local and hip restaurants going into Denver Union Station were announced months ago, and construction is moving fast on Mercantile Dining & Provision, a European-style restaurant and market by chef Alex Seidel of Fruition; Stoic & Genuine, a fish house from chef Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch, the pair behind Rioja, Euclid Hall and Bistro Vendome; another location of Snooze, an A.M. Eatery; and The Kitchen Next Door -- not quite next door to The Kitchen Denver, but close. The project will also be home to the Crawford Hotel, a 112-room independent luxury hotel managed by Sage Hospitality and named after the "visionary Dana Crawford," says Hermanson.

The tenants announced today include five from Larimer Associates itself:

The stunning mezzanine, whose three huge windows overlook 17th Street, will become The Cooper Lounge, a bar with high-end cocktails and an extensive spirits and wine list. And those imbibers who don't have a view of downtown will be able to look down on the Great Hall, the restored lobby.

At the east end of the Great Hall will be The Terminal Bar, another watering hole in the space that was once the ticketing area. Not only will all those ticket windows be restored, but the bar will also have a huge outdoor patio overlooking Wynkoop Street -- right down 17th Street to Wazee, where the original Terminal Bar was once where Jax is today. This Terminal will offer over more than thirty Colorado craft beers, as well as wine.

And even Milkbox Ice Creamery will offer adult beverages. The shop, which is going into Union Station's former barbershop, will stock sixteen flavors of ice cream from Little Man Ice Cream, and since the space is covered by the station's liquor license, it can offer "boozy shakes," says Joe Vostrejs of Larimer Associates. "We're having fun with that." Also fun will be the spot's setting, which features the original large mirrors, terrazzo floor and subway tiles.

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Tattered Cover Bookstore

1628 16th Street, Denver, CO

Category: General

Pigtrain Coffee

1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO

Category: General

The Cooper Lounge

1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

The Terminal Bar

1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO

Category: Music

Bloom

1628 16th Street, Denver, CO

Category: General


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6 comments
StevenGregory
StevenGregory

Looking forward to discovering all of it. Kudos to Denver for preserving Union Station and centralizing its transportation. Now, if they've planned enough PARKING...

Jan89
Jan89

Oh, goody.  More expensive restaurants and bars that the average downtown worker can't afford.  Why can't we have a drug store, a small grocery store and some useful shops for the people who will be using Union Station as a transportation hub?  The disconnect between services provided downtown and the needs of workers continues to grow wider, and forces people to drive more and shop in suburban locations. 

Philo99
Philo99

Sounds pretty awesome. 


It's everything you hoped The Source was, in a location you actually want to go to.

eddievonrothhorn
eddievonrothhorn

This is going to be a fantastic line up! Can't wait to see it all finished.


JayF
JayF

@Jan89 In all fairness, there is a King Soopers opening a few blocks away at 20th and Chestnut.

StevenGregory
StevenGregory

@Philo99 I agree that The Source is out of the way, but in two years it will be in the center of a ton of revitalization. I'm just glad that building was preserved and has a great new purpose.


I want to open a bakery in the new Union Station. That's what sounds like the lineup is missing. Hope that coffee operation has stellar goods.

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