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Tomorrow and Sunday: Downtown Living Weekend

By Eric Richardson
Published: Friday, March 24, 2006, at 03:52PM
North from 801 S. Grand Eric Richardson [Flickr]

If you haven't yet, make plans this weekend to check out the second Downtown Living Weekend. Last year's event was a lot of fun, though not many units were open to see. Several of the same buildings are participating this year, but with model units available to see (particularly Metro 417, Sky Lofts and Eastern Columbia).

It's free to just check out the units, and there are parking and shuttle packages available (for $6 and $15, respectively). Tomorrow I'll be riding around in one of the shuttles telling people about the neighborhood and then Sunday it's my turn to actually see the properties.

The picture is from last year's event, taken from Sky Lofts. You might note the Brockman wrapped in its black and white shroud. That project participated last year, but they're still shrouded and still not open.

Update (Saturday 2:30pm): As noted in the comments, today's tours got disrupted by the massive protest / rally / demonstration. Many people were still able to see the buildings, but the shuttles weren't running. Tomorrow should be protest-free, so do come check it out.


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