Downtown Loveland Leaders Encouraged To Keep Working

Downtown Loveland Leaders Encouraged To Keep Working

The former mayor of Pittsburgh, who presided over that city's revival 20 years ago, told Loveland leaders Wednesday that their downtown is on its way toward revitalization, but they can't rest on their laurels. "You need to keep working. It's not done yet," Tom Murphy told the crowd in Loveland's Rialto Theater during a Destination Downtown Loveland event. "If you're … Read More

Loveland Public Art Project For The Foundry Canceled Due To Rising Cost Of Metal

Loveland Public Art Project For The Foundry Canceled Due To Rising Cost Of Metal

A sculpture titled "Shimmering Hues to Solar Muse," scheduled to be placed on the side of Loveland's new parking garageat The Foundry, had to be canceled due to metal price increases brought on by import tariffs and commodity speculation, city manager Steve Adams told the Loveland City Council via memo Friday. The sculpture was to feature the sun with a human … Read More

Loveland's New Parking Garage Now Open To The Public

Loveland's New Parking Garage Now Open To The Public

The new downtown parking garage at The Foundry opened to the public Friday at noon, according to the city of Loveland. City spokesman Tom Hacker said there will not be an official opening celebration until The Foundry's public plaza also opens in October, to mitigate danger to the public around an active construction zone. About 300 spaces are free and … Read More

First Tenants Signal New Phase For The Foundry

First Tenants Signal New Phase For The Foundry

The first residential tenants — 11 on Wednesday and another three on Thursday — have moved into the new Patina Flats at the Foundry, the new, multi-block redevelopment project in downtown Loveland. Apartments, mostly studio and one bedroom units on the Lincoln Street side of the development, became available on Wednesday. Brinkman, the developer, received the certificate of occupancy on … Read More

Loveland Council Says Paid Parking In Foundry Garage Not Planned, But Not Off Table

Loveland Council Says Paid Parking In Foundry Garage Not Planned, But Not Off Table

When the downtown parking garage associated with The Foundry development opens this fall, parking will be free to the public. But, members of the Loveland City Council on Tuesday opposed bringing forth a resolution that would have ensured those spaces would be free forever, as originally suggested by Mayor Jacki Marsh. At their regular meeting Tuesday, the council voted unanimously … Read More

Loveland Council Says Yes To More Money To Finish The Foundry

Loveland Council Says Yes To More Money To Finish The Foundry

The Loveland City Council voted Tuesday in favor of spending about $628,000 more in order to complete the downtown Foundry project. But, contrary to the report prepared for council by city staff, the project's developer told council the additional costs are not as much due to increasing costs of construction as they are about a widening scope of the project. … Read More

Rising Construction Costs Call For More Money To Finish The Foundry In Loveland

Rising Construction Costs Call For More Money To Finish The Foundry In Loveland

The downtown Foundry redevelopment project is in need of more money due to rising costs of labor and construction, so the city of Loveland and its partner on The Foundry project, Brinkman, have crafted a plan to cover the new costs and ensure the project is completed. The plan calls for Brinkman Development paying $679,869 more, the Brinkman Metro District … Read More

Crow Hop Brewing Is On The Move

Crow Hop Brewing Is On The Move

The owners of Crow Hop Brewing, who moved their taproom to Fourth Street to get more exposure, soaked in that extra attention last week during three soft-opening events. The craft brewery opened in the fall of 2013 at 217 E. Third St. but has been suffering in relative obscurity there, especially after construction for The Foundry redevelopment project across the … Read More

Loveland Planning Commission Likes Artwork, Plaza Details for The Foundry

Loveland Planning Commission Likes Artwork, Plaza Details for The Foundry

Loveland Planning Commission members liked what they saw Monday evening when the developer of downtown The Foundry project shared details about the artwork and amenities planned for the public spaces. A year ago, the commission OK'd the site development plan for the first phase of the development, which includes a 460-space city-owned parking garage, a public plaza and two apartment buildings with … Read More

The Foundry in Downtown Loveland Celebrates Milestones

The Foundry in Downtown Loveland Celebrates Milestones

Even as the builders of The Foundry redevelopment project in downtown Loveland celebrated construction milestones Wednesday afternoon, they were looking forward to grand openings. A gathering of more than 100 people — including officials and workers from Fort Collins-based developer Brinkman, city of Loveland officials, downtown advocates and others — marked the topping out of three of the project's structures … Read More