Environment

Denver City Council approves Welton Corridor plan, sparking fears of eminent domain

After a lengthy public hearing where dozens of property owners and merchants in the Five Points area weighed in on the future of the historic neighborhood, the Denver City Council voted to approve a controversial redevelopment plan that deems the area "blighted." Supporters argue that the plan will lay the groundwork for a major revitalization, while opponents worry the proposal's approval gives the city the opportunity to seize private property for redevelopment projects.
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