The developer of the site that once hosted The Denver Post’s printing plant at the intersection of Interstates 25 and 70 has snagged as its anchor the new campus of the World Trade Center Denver, which had initially targeted a location in the RiNo district.
“While it was a difficult decision to move, it was an obvious one,” said Karen Gerwitz, president and
CEO of the WTC Denver, of the decision to leave a 2.1-acre development in the works at 38th Avenue and between Blake and Walnut streets.
For 27 years, WTC Denver called two towers off 16th Street and Broadway home. But the high-rises couldn’t accommodate a bigger vision the group had for offering co-working spaces, cultural amenities, lodging, restaurants and gathering spaces to an internationally-focused audience in one central location.
After narrowing down a field of more than two dozen prospects, WTC Denver in early…