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Reader: Here's Why We Should Get Rid of Golf Courses and Build More Apartments

The building boom in metro Denver continues to be a big topic of conversation among our readers.

And one interesting take often begets a lot more.

Case in point: A comment suggesting that if developers could get away with it, they'd rip apart Lakeside and Casa Bonita in order to build more condominiums.

Plenty of readers have a strong point of view on the topic, including this one. He floats a pointed suggestion for future apartment-and-condo locations.

Russell Theilman writes:
I have a better idea, just south of there is "Lakewood Country Club;" level that place and build some apartments there, We don't need all the damn golf courses that already exist. They waste water, only exist for a relatively small percentage of the population and are just plain a waste of space. build some apartments, a few condos and a park.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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