Photos: Gates preservation bid rejected by landmark commission


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Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

I've spent the majority of my fourty-three years near or around the area in question . I worked for Gates in their military battery division . It was located across the street from the structures in question . Where many who have worked in the rubber division , developed incurable diseases  later after leaving or retiring .

I truly do NOT see the point in 'rescuing' Gates Rubber . It's not a vital part of the history of the city or the state .

If anything , allow light rail / RTD  the opportunity to develop the land . Perhaps they could preserve part of the old plant if they were to move the center for operations to the Gates location .

I do applaud the young man's work  put into saving the old plant but do not share his goals .

Those old buildings have LONG since , served their purpose . They should have been ,                  " PULLED ! " , ( Hence the Murdoch reference to Bld #7 following 811 . ) , long ago ....

Colleen Luckett
Colleen Luckett

I think it's beautiful urban blight, and it's one of my favorite things in Denver, but it's a hazard. Time to let go.

Naomi Wolinsky
Naomi Wolinsky

Wr live in such a throw away culture. It truly is shameful.

Cindy Hill
Cindy Hill

Knock it down. I like the idea of maybe putting up some plaques memorializing the original use of the site but forget the dirty old buildings. That site has been an eyesore for too many years.

Nick Murphy
Nick Murphy

It would be nice I went with my grandma there back when I was a kid and as it is denver and surrounding areas have tore down many of the places I grew up with very sad

Nick Murphy
Nick Murphy

It would be nice I went with my grandma there back when I was a kid and as it is denver and surrounding areas have tore down many of the places I grew up with very sad

Blake Morrison
Blake Morrison

Of course not. It's a dump and a menace. It's embarassing to the city. Scrape it now. They can wait to develop it for the next boom but it needs to be gone now.

Bill Knox
Bill Knox

Fuck no ...should've never even been an issue

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