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Larimer Square makes 'America's Most Endangered Historic Places' list

Plans for redevelopment of Denver's Larimer Square landed it on The National Trust for Historic Preservation's "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places" list.

Denver Business Journal — Larimer Square has been named one of "America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places."

The National Trust for Historic Preservation came out with its list this week, and the Denver location was singled out.

"It is threatened by an inappropriate development proposal that calls for partial demolition of several buildings, the potential construction of two towers, and weakening the groundbreaking ordinance that has long protected the famous square," the trust wrote on its website.

The development proposal in question is one proposed by Jeff Hermanson, president and CEO of Larimer Associates, and Denver real estate company Urban Villages, earlier this year.

Under their proposal, two new tall buildings were proposed.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: https://bit.ly/2KmWk7u

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