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National Western Stock Show site preps for $756M overhaul

The first two phases of construction will start west stockyards at the heart of the property, where thousands of head of cattle are brought to the two-week-long National Western Stock Show each year.
Credit: Denver Business Journal

Denver Business Journal — The transformation of the historic National Western Stock Show grounds into a more modern agricultural attraction is starting in northern Denver.

By the time the seven-year, $756 million construction project is done, it will add several big new buildings and reconfigure the 250 acres, home to the largest livestock show in North America, into a year-around gathering spot in the city.

Officials from agencies overseeing the reconstruction of the Nation Western Center gave tours of the site Monday to media and local political figures to provide a glimpse of what will begin to change in the next seven months.

“It's the last chance between now and the end of the stock show to see it the way it was,” said Gretchen Hollrah, executive director of Denver’s National Western Center office.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: https://bit.ly/2Kd6sDK