A group of Denver hotel operators has petitioned the city in support of a plan to finance the $233 million expansion of the Colorado Convention Center.

And a Denver City Council committee Wednesday advanced the proposal to the full council for a vote later this month.

Planned improvements to the downtown convention center (see the accompanying renderings) include the addition of an 80,000-square-foot multi-function meeting space and a 50,000-square-foot terrace and support space, as well as improvements to the facility's lobbies and other interior features.

The project is backed by the Visit Denver agency, which books the convention center, and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association.

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