Stanley Marketplace’s popularity may be causing long walks for consumers, but it’s better than having abandoned or underutilized stores surrounded by empty parking lots.
Moorhead Recreation Center on 25th Ave. in Aurora, not far from Stanley Marketplace, has recently reopened after a $16 million complete makeover.
At an event for the first homeowners moving into the new Aurora section of Stapleton, former Aurora City Councilwoman Nadine Caldwell, Patty Moon of Aurora Public Schools, Aurora City Councilwoman Sally Mounier and Tom Gleason welcomed them to the neighborhood.
Just south of Stanley Marketplace, a 172-unit, five-story apartment building is being planned, with construction expected to start early in 2018.
The Aurora Public Schools Board of Education has approved a charter school application for a grade 6-12 campus to be located in Stapleton Aurora on 25th Ave. between Fulton and Iola streets.
“Set squarely in 1980, Xanadu is cheesy and campy, with a fabulous love story and a passion for art,” says Charlie Packard, executive producer at the Aurora Fox Arts Center.
Voter approval of Aurora Public Schools’ (APS) $300 million bond issue in November has given the APS administration a green light to resume planning for a 6th–12th-grade campus on a nine-acre parcel located on the north side of 25th Ave. between Galena and Geneva streets.
…much remains to be done to make a late 2018 opening possible.
Skye Barker Maa, owner of Neighborhood Music Stapleton, along with 13 other tenants, recently received formal legal notice of “eviction and condemnation” from their leased space on E. 25th Ave. in Aurora. Aurora Public Schools intends to acquire the property, possibly as soon as next March.
“Street art” takes on a new meaning as two blocks of asphalt in Aurora become the canvas for a large-scale mural.