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Auraria Higher Education Center : existing buildings study

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Auraria Higher Education Center : existing buildings study
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface 1
Synopsis of the Study ii
Recommendati ons i i i
Introduction and Purpose 1
Methodology 2
Building Inventory 4
Preliminary Analysis 14
Evaluation of Buildings 16
No. 94 Gump Glass 17
No. 45 Fox Supply 22
No. 88 St. Cajetan Church 25
No. 49 St. Cajetan Convent 29
No. 100 9th St. Park 31
No. 55 Emmanuel Chapel 32
No. 121 Old No. 7 Restaurant 33
No. 86 Obenchain Printing Company 34
No. 30 Tivoli Brewery 36
No. 91 Ave Maria Clinic 42
Cost Summary Selected Buildings 45
Land Acquisition Contract Considerations 46
Summary 48
Auraria Conditions Prior to Demolition Ref. Map No. 1
Existing Buildings Recommended to be Retained Ref. Map No. 2
Bibliography


AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
PREFACE
The authors of the Existing Buildings Study have designed it to be
used as an accessible guide to the Auraria Higher Education Center's
proposals for the buildings on the Auraria Urban Renewal site. The
reader's attention is invited to three particular features of the
study.
Number one: Two fold-out maps, located before the Bibliography section,
can be laid flat beside the study for reference to detailed descriptions
of properties. A fold-out legend is located on page 13 of the Inventory
Section to explain the coding system used in that section.
Number two: The format of the study permits insertion of supplemental
reports and revisions, as they are issued, which will provide the reader
with the most recent recommendations and the background information in
one volume. This feature will provide an up-to-date status of planning
for existing building use.
Number three: A Synopsis is located at the front of the book and is an
abstract of the study. The Synopsis contains the current recommendations
for the use of selected existing buildings.
The Existing Buildings Study describes the situation faced by the
Auraria Higher Education Center's planners, discusses their approach
to the problem, and details their findings. This information is often
presented in tabular form, and the fold-out maps and legend should
make these tables readily comprehensible.
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SYNOPSIS OF THE STUDY
The Existing Buildings Study considers all of the buildings on the
Auraria Urban Renewal Site for their successful adaptation to the
Auraria Higher Education Center's requirements. These buildings are
located on a site that is bounded by Colfax Avenue on the South,
Sixth Street on the South West, Wazee Street on the North, and
Thirteenth Street and Speer Boulevard on the North East. This study
reviews, inventorys, analyzes, and evaluates all of the buildings
within those boundries and it recommends some of the buildings for
the Auraria Higher Education Center use.
The Existing Buildings Study process began in October 1972; it developed
concurrently with the Auraria Higher Education Center Master Plan. The
study drew information from earlier reports, refined it, and will provide
a basis for further detail investigations.
Until February 1973, there were approximately two hundred fifty (250)
buildings on the Auraria Site. This study first approached the problem
of evaluating all of these buildings by collecting and reviewing the
previously produced reports; these reports are listed in the Biblio-
graphy. Once these reports were perused, the site buildings were
examined. The Existing Buildings Study's researchers, in coordination
with the Auraria Center Education Center, the Denver Urban Renewal
Authority, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Historic
Denver Inc., and other agencies, organizations, and individuals,
analyzed and evaluated the buildings for interim and permanent use.
This resulted in specific recommendations for several buildings.
Before the analysis and evaluation began, the following guidelines
and assumptions were established:
1. The General Assembly, through House Bill 1128-1972, appropriated
funds for renovating existing buildings for academic purposes,
or for spaces to directly support academic purposes.
2. Funds will be available from other sources to renovate the
buildings recommended for non-academic purposes.
3. The buildings will be conveyed in the same condition as they
existed at the time of inspection.
4. The Auraria Higher Education Center Integrated Program Plan of
November 1972, forms the basic guidelines forspace requirements.
5. The ultimate renoyation of any retained building will be compatible
with the architecture of the site.
6. Cost estimates are based on the projected dates for renovation.
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SYNOPSIS OF THE STUDY
The assumptions, the Auraria Higher Education Center Master Plan,
House Bill 1128, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority's contract with
the Department of Housing and Urban Development and with the Colorado
Commission on Higher Education, the City and County of Denver Building
Codes and the Auraria Urban Renewal Plan were used to develop the
study's evaluation criteria. These criteria are:
1. The building contains the quantity and type of space needed.
2. The building is located in an area that is suited for the
proposed use.
3. The building's original intended use is compatible with the
Auraria Higher Education Center's proposed use.
4. The building will be available when it is needed.
5. The building is able to satisfy City and County of Denver
Building Codes.
6. The building's acquisition, repair, remodeling and renovation
costs must be more economical than constructing a new building
that provides similar services.
Fire Station #6 and Saint Elizabeth's Church and Rectory were excluded
from the estimating and recommending process. These two buildings will
remain on the site and will be retained by their present owners. The
other four landmark buildings were estimated for renovation and were
included in the recommendations. These four buildings and six other
buildings are recommended for retention as academic and support
facilities or as self-maintaining properties.
RECOMMENDATIONS
Refer to pages 17 thru 45 for details of the buildings listed below, and
to Reference Map No. 2 for their location in the site.
1. Retain and renovate the following seven buildings as state funded
permanent facilities for the purposes indicated:
No. 94 & No. 45 for plant maintenance, printing facilities and garage.
No. 88 for lecture hall and large assembly area.
No. 49 & No. 100 for office space.
No. 86 for a computer center.
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RECOMMENDATIONS (Continued)
2. Retain and renovate the following two buildings as self maintaining
properties for the purposes indicated:
No. 30 for student services facilities.
No. 121 as a restaurant.
3. Initiate a request to DURA to withhold demolition of the above build-
ings, and determine the "fair and economic value" of all except the
landmark buildings No. 30, 55, 88 and 100.
4. Initiate a request to DURA to withhold demolition of and convey the
following properties to the Auraria Higher Education Center for in-
terim use as construction, warehousing and staging areas:
No. 30 (Bottling Plant) and remainder of Block 11, Parcel 01.
5. Demolish Ave Maria Clinic, Building No. 91. A new Child Care Center
could be constructed for approximately the same cost as the minimum
cost of repairs to this building for that purpose.
6. Develop programs for the 9th Street Park residences, Tivoli Brewery
and Turnhall, Emmanuel Chapel and Obenchain Printing Building, and
authorize preparation of detailed cost estimates.
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE
In 1972 the Colorado Legislature in House Bill 1128 appropriated funds
to construct the Auraria Higher Education Center. The Denver Urban
Renewal Authority initiated procedures for the acquisition of the site
and the demolition of the approximately two hundred fifty buildings
currently on the site. DURA's contracts require essentially all buildings
to be demolished. House Bill 1128 requires the renovation of approximately
70,000 square feet of existing buildings to complement the total program,
and allocates $794,500 for that purpose. In addition, there will be
a requirement for material storage during construction.
Previous studies and reports have examined specific buildings. These
studies provide valuable information about isolated cases, but do not
provide a comprehensive guide for the selection of existing buildings
for interim or permanent use by the Auraria Higher Education Center.
The purpose of this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis,
make specific recommendations for the Auraria Higher Education Center's
requirements and recommend procedures for implementation.
DURA's and the Department of Housing and Urban Development's contract
(which incorporates DURA's contracts with the Colorado Commission on
Higher Education and with the City and County of Denver) obligates
DURA to clear all buildings that do not have historical or architectural
value. There is no provision in DURA's contracts for exempting from
demolition buildings other than those having historic or architectural
value; it does have a provision for interim use of existing buildings.
Procedures are being developed to modify the DURA contracts in order to
satisfy the requirements of HB 1128 and the Auraria Higher Education
Center. This study is based, in part, on the assumption that DURA's
contracts can be modified to permit acceptance of the recommendations
contained in the study.
The Existing Buildings Study also is based upon premises and assumptions
listed in the section entitled "Methodology". The buildings recommended
to be retained have been evaluated against the criteria that are listed
in the Methodology section.
The estimated costs, conclusions, and the recommendations are directly
dependent on these assumptions and criteria; they may change as the
Auraria Higher Education Center Master Plan develops. Several of the
buildings studied require preliminary architectural design before complete
costs can be estimated. The purpose of the Existing Buildings Study
is to provide a comprehensive evaluation to complement the ongoing master
planning process for the Auraria Higher Education Center. Supplements
to the Study will be issued as the planning process develops, and as more
detailed information becomes available.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
METHODOLOGY
A. Establish the basic premises, assumptions and guidelines to be
used. These are:
1. The buildings will be conveyed in the same condition as
they existed at the time of inspection.
2. House Bill 1128 appropriated funds for buildings to be
renovated for academic use.
3. Funds will be available for the renovation of buildings
to be used for non-academic (self-maintaining) purposes,
i.e., Student Services facilities.
4. Guidelines for space requirements are as contained in the
Auraria Higher Education Center Integrated Program Plan,
dated November, 1572.
5. The ultimate renovation of any retained building will be
compatible with the architecture of the site.
6. Cost estimates are based on the projected dates for renova-
ti on.
7. DURA's demolition contracts can be modified.
8. Previous studies and reports will be used to the maximum
extent feasible.
B. Analyze previous studies and reports.
C. Make a preliminary survey of all 250 buildings existing on the
site.
D. Eliminate the obviously useless buildings.
E. Prepare an inventory of the remainder.
F. Establish criteria for the evaluation of buildings. These are:
1. The building contains the quantity and type of space needed.
2. The building is located in an area that is suited for the
proposed use.
3. The building's original intended use is compatible with the
Auraria Higher Education Center's proposed use.
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4. The building will be available when it is needed.
5. The building is able to satisfy City and County of Denver
Building Codes.
6. The building's acquisition, repair, remodeling and renovation
costs must be more economical than constructing a new building
that provides similar services.
G. Evaluate inventoried buildings for their potential use and value.
H. Make recommendations.
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
BUILDING INVENTORY
This inventory lists one hundred twenty one (121) buildings that have
potential future uses. Many of the approximately two hundred fifty site
buildings were not included in the Inventory because their structures,
interior configurations, or general conditions precluded them from further
consideration.
The one hundred twenty one buildings are classified on the basis of external
observations. The descriptions do not identify internal considerations,
such as structural or mechanical concerns, nor cost factors, nor building
code and other legal requirements; any one of these elements could alter the
conclusions about the building's eventual usefulness. This inventory is
merely a listing of the buildings by location and a categorization of their
original use, current condition, number of stories, approximate size, internal
layout, and potential uses.
Each inventoried building is identified by a Building Number. It is also
referred to by Block and Parcel Number on Reference Map No. 1, which
corresponds to the Denver Urban Renewal Authority's identification system.
Because the inventoried buildings are sequentially numbered all future
references to these buildings will be by Building Number. Reference Map
No. 1 is a fold-out located ahead of the Bibliography. On page 13,
there is a fold-out Legend that describes the classification symbols used
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
LEGEND FOR BUILDING INVENTORY
BUILDING CONDITION
G = Good Building is apparently structurally sound, in good repair,
and generally suitable for use with minimum or minor improve-
ments necessary. Plan changes would be relatively simple.
F = Fair As above, except that one or two of the considerations
mentioned would require attention (example: windows require
replacement; or new ceilings required; etc.)
P = Poor Building is in a state of disrepair or inadequate condition
to a degree that renovation or remodeling would be economically
or otherwise unsound.
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commercial distribution, etc.
Commerical Marketing, direct public involvement.
Public Public or quasi-public service facilities.
Residential Private homes, apartments, hotels, restaurants
Loft Large open space greater tahn one story in height.
Building site is clear of undesirable structures, and requires
only cleanup of piles of trash, fences, etc.
Small misc. structures to be removed, as sheds or other minor
structures on ground surface.
Demolition and/or clearnace of major buildings is required,
including some sub-surface clearance.
Refers only to facility sizes, with some consideration to
adjacent land usages or existing utility services
Small (0 500 GSF)
Medium (500 1,500 GSF)
Large (over 1 ,500 GSF)
AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
LEGEND FOR BUILDING INVENTORY
REMODELING REQUIRED
1 Minimum
Involves only such processes as cleanup, some painting, etc.
2 Mi nor
Improvements within existing spaces, such as new windows or
doors where required, etc. Some light partition work.
3 Major
Involves broad changes in space usage, extensive partition
changes or replacements, installations of new ceilings or
false floors, painting of masonry, fireproofing, etc. Also
includes minor additions to existing building.
4 Maximum
Replacement of structural system, exterior walls or roofs.
This category was not suggested to be used.
QUALITY LEVEL
This entry indicates that a given remodeling program (previous column) will
result in a certain level of quality for the possible uses.
A Adequate for educational purposes, but without amenities
which would provide out of the ordinary features tending
toward luxury.
C Comfortable Completely appropriate to provide a suitable
environment for educational use.
5 Superior Includes all features necessary to provide an
environment that is pleasant as well as satisfactory for
the purpose intended. Examples would be completed floors
or a choice of lighting levels and types.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS
A preliminary-application of the evaluation criteria eliminated all
but twenty-eight (28) inventoried build
The buildings retained for future study
Building Number Block Parcel
5 8 fil
12 & 13 9 02-03
31 & 32 11 02-03
33 11 01
36 12 02
45 15 01
46 16 03
49 17 03
55 19 09
65 21 01
72 & 73 23 01
77 24 04-05
84 27 02
86 27 04
88 27 01
91 28 04
93-94-95 .29 02
100 32-33
113 ^ 37 07
116 38 04
117 38
118 38 06
121 03 03
ngs from active consideration,
are:
Owner or Occupant
Howard Distributing Company
Sul ton Et A1
Safeway Bakery (2 buildings)
Tivoli Rrewery (4 buildings)
Skyline Dinettes
Fox Supply Company
Glassman
St. Cajetan Convent
Emmanuel Chapel
Salvation Army
Salvation Army
Capitol Engraving
Bergland Cherne
Obenchain Printing
St. Cajetan Church
Ave Maria Clinic
Gump Glass
Ninth Street Park
Diesel School
Elliott Schmidt Electric
General Tire
St. Rose Residence
Old #7 Restaurant
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS
Three buildings, one block 07 parcel 09 belonging to the City and
County of Denver and two block 24 parcels 07 and 09 belonging to
the University of Colorado at Denver were added to the list of twenty
eight buildings retained for active consideration. The criteria were
applied again to these thirty one buildings. Four buildings were eli-
minated because they were in an easement area required by the city.
Two more buildings were eliminated when a more detailed inspection
substantiated their poor general conditions. Another four buildings
were cut from the list when it was determined their projected acquisi-
tion dates would not coincide with program requirements. An additional
four buildings were eliminated because their location did not fit the
Master Site Plan. There were five more buildings that economically
could not be upgraded to meet building code requirements for their pro-
posed uses. This evaluation removed nineteen buildings from considera-
tion; twelve buildings were retained for further analysis. A detailed
analysis of the twelve is contained in the following section entitled,
"Evaluation of BuiIdings Recommended for AHEC Use."
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
EVALUATION OF BUILDINGS RECOMMENDED FOR AHEC USE
The remaining twelve buildings, including the three historic or landmark
buildings, were evaluated in detail to determine the expense of remodeling
required to prepare them for AHEC use. As part of this phase of the study,
the buildings were divided into two groups:
1. Buildings that will be used as academic and support facilities.
2. Self-Maintaining Properties
Academic and Support Facilities:
1. Gump Glass (93, 94 and 95) (Plant Maintenance Printing)
2. Fox Supply Company (45) (Plant Maintenance)
3. Saint Cajetan Church (88) (Lecture Hall and Large Assembly)
4. Saint Cajetan Convent (49) (Offices)
5. The Ninth Street Park Houses (100) (Offices)
6. Emmanuel Chapel (55) (Gallery or Museum)
7. Obenchain Printing Company (86) (Computer Center)
Self-Maintaining Properties:
1. The Old #7 Restaurant (121) (Student Services)
2. Tivoli Brewery and Turnhall (33) (Student Services)
3. The Ave Maria Clinic (91) (Child Care)
The following pages include photographs, cost summarys and floor plans of the
above buildings.
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a5 denver, inc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING No. 94 Gump Glass
LOCATION 640 Lawrence Block 29
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition __________
Structure __________
Exterior Walls __________
Windows __________
Ceiling __________
Floor __________
Partitions __________
Building Specialties LS
Painting -40
Plumbing __________
HVAC __________
Lighting __________
Electrical __________
Special Equipment __________
Code Requirements __________
APPROX. TOTALS
Parcel 02_________________
15,500____________________ (__
Plant Maintenance-Printing
One_______________________
Good______________________
12-74 to 5-75_____________
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed
2,700
25,000
22,400
700 1,100
6,200 5,700
27,000
14,200
5,400
2,200
6,900 105,700
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
New Building
74.700
24,900
22,400
11.700
6,900
19.500
8,500
5,600
21.500
27,000
14,200
19,800
2,200
258,900
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BUILDINGJ3-94-95PR0POSED USE Plant Maintenance ~ Printing EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BLOCK29 PARCEL 02 COST DATA PAGE 17 PLOT. PLAN______
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Warehouse and Office_____________
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BUILDING 93 PROPOSED USE Plant Maintenance_____________________ EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BL0CK_29 PARCEL 02 COST DATA PAGE 17 Floor Plan
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Warehouse and Office____________________
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING No. 45 Fox Supply Company__________________________
LOCATION Block 8 Parcel 05___________________________
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx. 28,300 (25,000 Main Bldg.) (3,300 Garage)
Proposed Use Plant Maintenance & Garage
No Floors Existing Condition Availability REQUIRED RENOVATION Sq. Ft. One Excellent 12-74 to 5-75 COST Initial Use Fully Developed New Buildinq
Demolition 8,000
Structure 163,879
Exterior Walls 54,626 54,626
Windows 49,040 49,040
Cei1i ng 21,106
Floor 15,519
Partitions 42,832
Building Specialties LS 2,000 2,000 18,623
Painting .40 11,300 12,415 12,415
Plumbi ng 47,177
HVAC 60,000 121,047
Lighti ng 31,038 31 ,038
Electrical 43,453
Special Equipment
APPROX. TOTALS .40 13,300 217,100 620,800
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
5 2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
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LOCATION: BLOCKj5_ PARCELOT__________ COST DATA PAGE 22 Plot Plan
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Warehouse_________________________ 28,300 GSF
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BUILDING 45 PROPOSED USE Plant Maintenance_____________________EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BL0CKJ5_ PARCEL 01 COST DATA PAGE 22 Floor Plan
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Warehouse _________
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a5 denver, inc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING No. 88 St. Cajetan Church (Landmark)
LOCATION Ninth Street Block 27 Parcel 01
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Demolition
Structure
Exterior Walls
Windows
Ceiling
Floor
Partitions
Building Specialties
Painting
Plumbing
HVAC
Lighting
Electrical
Special Equipment
Code Requirements
APPROX. TOTALS
Sq. Ft.
.50
.75
1.25
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1.00
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6.25
15,000__________________
Lecture Hall & Assembly
Three & Basement________
Good____________________
3-73 to 12-73
COST
Initial Use
7,500
11,250
18,750
Fully Developed
7,500
94,400
18,900
_______ 12,400
7,500 17,200
2 ,000
11 ,250
3 ,750
3 ,750
15 ,000
3 ,750
9,000
93,500
20,700
13,800
30.000
92.000
34,500
24,100
92,400
457,900
New Building
103.400
60.700
54.500
23.400
17.200
33.800
20.700
13.800
52.400
134.400
34.500
48.200
92.400
689,400
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. Renovation cost includes roof repair, interior and exterior plaster repair,
new locks and fire protection system in basement.
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BUILDING 88 PROPOSED USE Lecture Hall & Assembly_______________EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BLOCK 27 PARCEL 01 COST DATA PAGE 25 Basement Plan
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Church
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BUILDING 88 PROPOSED USE Lecture Hall & Assembly_______________ EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BLOCKJ7 PARCELjOl__________ COST DATA PAGE_25________ Floor Plans
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Church
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a5 denver, inc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING
LOCATION
No. 49 St. Cajetan Convent
Lawrence St. Block 27 Parcel 01
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
4,100
Offi ces
Two
Fair
5-73
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition
Structure _______
Exterior Walls _______
Wi ndows _______
Ceiling -50
Floor 60
Partitions 60
Building Specialties _________
Painting 50
Plumbing <25
HVAC -25
Lighting 1*25
Electrical *25
Special Equipment _______
Code Requirements _______
APPROX. TOTALS 5.Q0
COST
Initial Use
1,500
2.050
2.460
2.460
1,980
2.050
1.025
1.025
5,125
1.025
20,700
Fully Developed
7.000
9.400
12,000
10,700
7,300
3.400
9.400
4,200
6,800
6.000
15,000
6,800
9,500
6,800
114,300
New Building
20,400
12,000
10,700
7,300
3.400
9.400
4,100
6,800
10,300
26,500
6,800
9,500
6,800
134,000
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
' Renoyation cost includes new locks, electrical fixtures, clean-up and repair
of plumbing, heating and ventilating.
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BUILDING 49 PROPOSED USE__________Offices______________________EXISTING CONFIGURATION
LOCATION: BL0CK_27_ PARCEL 01 COST DATA PAGE__29__ Floor Plans
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Convent 4,100 GSF
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
a5 denver, inc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING
LOCATION
No. 100 9th Street Park Block 32 Parcels 16-18, 20 & 23
Block 33 Parcels 01-08 & 10 (Landmark)_____________
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
20,000
Offices
One & Two
Poor Vandalized
Acquired by Historic Denver, Inc.
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed New Building
Demolition
Structure
Exterior Walls
Wi ndows
Cei1i ng
Floor
Partitions
Building Specialties
Painting
Plumbing
HVAC
Lighting ___________ _________________ _________________ _______________
Electrical ___________ _________________ _________________ _______________
Special Equipment ___________ _________________ _________________ _______________
Code Requirements ___________ _________________ _________________ _______________
APPROX. TOTALS 20. (400,000 ) (800,000 ) 500,000
REMARKS
1. Historic Denver, Inc. will fund the acquisition and renovation costs.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. Plans are being developed by HDI and AHEC for proposed renovation and restoration.
Cost estimates will be provided in supplemental issues of the Existing Buildings
Study as the program is developed. It is assumed the buildings will be used pri-
marily as office space. An allowance has been made for repairs only.
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a5 denver, inc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING No. 55 Emmanuel Chapel (landmark)
LOCATION Tenth Street Block 19 Parcel 09
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
3,000_________________
Museum or Art Gallery
One
Fair
12-73
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition _________
Structure _________
Exterior Walls ________
Windows _________
Ceiling _________
Floor _________
Partitions
Building Specialties ________L£
Painting -75
Plumbing LS
HVAC 1-50
Lighting 1.00
Electrical -25
Special Equipment ______
Code Requirements -60
APPROX. TOTALS 4.35
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed
1,000
500
2,250
700
4,500
3,000
750
1,800
13,500
2,000
3.000
1.000
5.000
3.500
2.000
4.500
4.000
2.000
2,000
30,000
New Building
155,000
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. Renovation cost includes interior repairs and fire protection.
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a5 denver, 1nc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SELF MAINTAINING
BUILDING No. 121 Old No. 7 Restaurant
LOCATION Street Block 03 Parcel 03
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition _________
Structure _________
Exterior Walls ________
Windows _________
Ceiling _________
Floor _________
Partitions _________
Building Specialties LS
Painting _________
Plumbing _________
HVAC _________
Lighting ________
Electrical ________
Special Equipment ________
Code Requirements _________
APPROX. TOTALS
6,000______________________
Restaurant
One
Good
11-75 to 5-76______________
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed
2,000
2,000
New Building
300,000
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. An average cost of $50/SF was used to arrive at an equivalent new building cost.
Further development of the existing building was not considered.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
STATE FUNDED
BUILDING No. 86 Obenchain Printing Company
LOCATION Ninth Street Block 27 Parcel 04
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
6,300___________
Computer Center
One_____________
Excellent
5-74 to 11-74
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition _______
Structure _______
Exterior Walls _______
Windows _______
Ceiling 50
Floor 5.09
Partitions 35
Building Specialties -32
Painting -50
Plumbing 25
HVAC 1.25
Lighting .75
Electrical .25
Special Equipment _______
Code Requirements _______
APPROX. TOTALS 9.51
COST
Initial Use
3.150
32,070
2,200
2,000
3.150
1.575
9,450
4,725
1.575
59,900
Fully Developed
5.000
9.100
4,700
35.000
7.000
3,500
3.100
9,300
20.000
6.000
2,000
5,000
109,700
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. Cost for renoyation includes an eleyated floor, air conditioning for
lighting fixtures and repair of plumbing and electrical.
New Building
220,500
the computer,
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LOCATION: BLOCK 27 PARCEL04__________ COST DATA PAGEJ34
KEY MAP 2 EXISTING USE Printing Company
EXISTING CONFIGURATION
Floor Plan
6,300 GSF
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a5 denver, 1nc.
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SELF MAINTAINING
BUILDING No. 30 Tivoli Brewery & Turnhall Only (Landmark)
LOCATION Tenth Street Block 11 Parcel 01___________
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq, Ft.
Demolition _________
Structure _________
Exterior Walls _________
Windows _________
Ceiling _________
Floor _________
Partitions _________
Building Specialties _____________
Painting _________
Plumbing _________
HVAC _________
Lighting _________
Electrical
1,840,000
made for the cost of acquiring the building,
foot is for initial use only,
the present projection by DURA.
4. The program suggested by the More Combs and Burch Study was used to estimate the
cost of renovation & remodeling. A supplement to the Existing Buildings Study will
be issued with more accurate cost data when a program is developed.
Special Equipment
Code Requirements
APPROX. TOTALS
REMARKS
1. No allowance is
2. Cost per square
3. Availability is
46,000 (35,000) (11,000)
Student Services
Six
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6-73
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed New Buildi
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LOCATION: BL0CK_JJ PARCEL 01 COST DATA PAGE___36_
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SELF MAINTAINING
BUILDING No. 91 Ave Maria Clinic____________
LOCATION Curtis Street Block 12 Parcel 18
Space Gross Sq. Ft. Approx.
Proposed Use
No Floors
Existing Condition
Availability
REQUIRED RENOVATION
Sq. Ft.
Demolition _________
Structure _________
Exterior Walls ________
Windows _________
Ceiling _________
Floor _________
Partitions ________
Building Specialties _____________
Painting _________
Plumbing _________
HVAC _________
Lighting ________
Electrical _________
Special Equipment _________
Code Requirements _________
APPROX. TOTALS $35?SF
7,710____________________
Child Care Center
Two and Basement
Fair
5-74 to 11-74
COST
Initial Use Fully Developed
270,000 320,000
New Building
425,000
REMARKS
1. No allowance is made for the cost of acquiring the building.
2. Cost per square foot is for initial use only.
3. Availability is the present projection by DURA.
4. Cost of initial use includes repairs and additions to meet code requirements for
the proposed use.
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
COST SUMMARY SELECTED BUILDINGS
Building Number Existing Buildings Costs ^ Area GSF Equivalent New Building Cost Proposed Use
Minimum Developed
94 Gump $ 6,900 $ 105,700 15,500 $ 258,900 Plant Mainten- ance Printing
45 Fox 13,300 217,100 25,000 3,300 620,800 Plant Mainten- ance Garage
88 Church 93,500 457,900 15,000 689,400 Lecture Hall and Assembly
49 Convent 20,700 114,300 4,100 134,100 Offices
55 Chapel 13,500 30,000 3,000 155,000 Art Gallery Museum
86 Obenchain 59,900 109.700 6,300 220,500 Computer Center
Too 5 9th St. ( 400,000 )2 ( 800,000 )2 20,000 800,000 Offices
TOTALS $207,800 $1,034,700 117,500 $2,878,700 STATE FUNDED

30 Tivoli 920,000 1,840,000 46,000 1,610,000 Student Ser- vi ces
91 Clinic 270,000 320,000 7,710 270,000 Child Care
121 Old #7 TOTALS 2,000 - 6,000 320,000 Food Service
$1,076,200 $2,160,000 59,710 $2,200,000 SELF MAINTAINING
* Landmark Buildings ^Minimum cost of renovation would provide useable space for a period of one to three years. Developed cost is the estimated amount required to develop a building to its full potential use, compatible with the architecture of the Auraria Higher Education Center. 2 To be financed by Historic Denver, Inc.
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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
LAND ACQUISITION CONTRACT CONSIDERATIONS
The existing buildings are sorted into three categories.
1. Permanent Use
2. Interim Use
3. Landmarks
Before buildings other than landmarks can be retained for permanent use,
the Colorado Commission on Higher Education's contract with the Denver
Urban Renewal Authority and the Denver Urban Renewal Authority's contract
with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
must be modified.
As the contracts now read, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority must demolish
all site buildings except those with historical or architectural value.
The procedure for modification has three steps. First, all agencies
listed in the Auraria Urban Renewal Project, Colorado R-24, Urban Renewal
Plan must review and approve any modifications to the plan; second,
there must be a public hearing on the approved plan modifications; and
third, the Denver Urban Renewal Authority and the Department of Housing
and Urban Development must accept the modification as an amendment to
their loan and grant agreement.
The Commission can purchase a building from the Denver Urban Renewal
Authority at the building's "fair and economic value", as determined by
the Denver Urban Renewal Authority. This is determined by comparing the
cost of a fully developed existing building to the cost of constructing
a new building for the same use. If the comparison favors renovation of
the existing building, the Commission should purchase the building from
the Denver Urban Renewal Authority at the "fair and economic value" which
should include a deduction for the demolition cost. The "fair and
economic value" cost must be added to the $5,638,000 allowance for land
acquisition. No funds have been appropriated for purchase of buildings.
The landmark buildings are exempted from demolition, and are included
in the $5,638,000 allowance for land acquisition, but they must be
restored to National Landmark standards.
The Commission will have other additional expenses, if it retains buildings
for interim use. The Urban Renewal Plan grants the Auraria Higher Education
Center the right to select and use buildings on a temporary basis.
They must be rented or purchased by the Auraria Higher Education Center.
A building leased or purchased for interim use must eventually be demolished
As a part of the lease or purchase agreement, the Center must provide the
Denver Urban Renewal Authority a date for demolition and the proposed
interim use of the building. If the demolition is not effected before
the final date on the Denver Urban Renewal Authority's site clearance
schedule, the costs of demolition must be borne by the Auraria Higher
Education Center.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
LAND ACQUISITION CONTRACT CONSIDERATIONS
The $5,638,000, then, buys only the cleared site and the landmark build-
ings. It does not pay for restoring landmark buildings, nor for demolish-
ing and leasing interim use buildings, nor for purchasing and renovating
buildings for permanent use.
The Ninth Street Historic Park Houses will be restored by organizations
other than the Auraria Higher Education Center, but arrangements must be
made for their conveyance to the Center-
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SUMMARY
The survey, inventory and preliminary analysis eliminated from further
consideration all but twelve of the site's buildings. During evaluation,
construction estimators analyzed each of the twelve buildings and eliminated
two buildings, numbers 93 and 95 because their structures are unsound;
a third building, Ave Maria Clinic (number 91) also was eliminated because
the costs to convert it into a child care center are excessive. Nine
buildings are recommended for renovation.
The primary criteria used to evaluate the buildings were cost and
acquisition dates. The cost of renovating a building must be less than
the cost of constructing an equivalent new building. It also must be
available in time to permit it to be useable when the Center needs to
occupy it. Each of the recommended buildings has a renovation expense
that is less than the cost of constructing an equivalent building, and
each recommended building's acquisition is scheduled so that it can be
renovated by the time the Center will need it.
Gump Glass (Number 94) and Fox Supply (Number 45) both satisfy the criteria.
The Denver Urban Renewal Authority is scheduled to acquire these two
buildings by December 1974 at the earliest and by June 1975 at the
latest. Repair of the buildings is expected to require three weeks.
These dates are well within the time period that the Center will need
plant maintenance facilities.
New plant maintenance facilities could be constructed before the above
buildings can be useable, but the cost is excessive when compared with
the cost of renovation. The Gump Glass building can be prepared for
initial use at an estimated cost of $6,900 for repairs; an equivalent
building will cost an estimated $258,900 to construct. The estimated
cost to prepare Fox Supply is $13,300; an equivalent building will cost
approximately $620,800 to build. These two buildings can represent
initial savings of $252,000 and $607,500, although the cost to develop
them to their full potential will be considerably higher, and the cost
of acquiring the buildings will trim these savings.
Obenchain Printing (Number 86) is proposed as a computer center. Its
estimated cost for minimum useage is $59,900. Approximately $220,500
would be required to build a fully developed equivalent building. The
Denver Urban Renewal Authority is scheduled to acquire Obenchain between
June 1974 and December 1974; Obenchain's remodeling will require approxi-
mately two months. The latest useable date of February 1975 is acceptable.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SUMMARY
The Old #7 Restaurant also will be available when it is needed. This
building is scheduled to be acquired between June and December 1975;
repairs will take approximately one month, and are estimated to be $2,000.
The estimated cost to construct a new restaurant is $320,000. It is
recommended Old #7 be used as a restaurant, and operated as a self-main-
taining student services facility. The initial cost of $2,000 may not
include the cost of fixtures.
Both Obenchain and the Old #7 Restaurant are recommended for retention
because of their savings and potential value. Obenchain is recommended
for academic use; Old #7 as a student service facility. But in both
instances, assumptions has to be made regarding funding. This study
assumes the funding necessary to purchase and to renovate these buildings
was not appropriated in House Bill 1128, but will become available from
either private or other State funds. Although HB 1128 provided for
renovation costs for some existing buildings, no provision was made for
the purchase of buildings.
Saint Cajetan Convent is like the other non-landmark buildings regarding
the assumption of necessary funds for purchase. But, in its repair and
remodeling costs it more nearly resembles the landmark buildings. The
repair of Saint Cajetan Convent for minimum use as office space is
anticipated to cost $20,700, while its full development is estimated to
cost $114,300. Equivalent new office space is estimated to cost approx-
imately $134,000. Like the landmarks, the Convent is available now.
Landmark buildings will be conveyed to the AHEC at no cost, but they
must be restored to national landmark standards. The three landmarks
proposed for academic uses, (Saint Cajetan Church, Emmanuel Chapel,
and the Ninth Street Park) contribute thirty-two percent {22%) of the state
funded space. AHEC is obligated to pay for restoration of only Emmanuel
Chapel. No allowance has been made for the restoration of other land-
mark buildings.
Saint Cajetan Church provides 15,000 gross square feet for academic
use at a minimum cost of $93,500, and a fully developed cost of $458,000.
Emmanuel Chapel's 3,000 gross square feet will cost an estimated $13,500
to repair for minimum use and approximately $30,000 to fully develop.
The Ninth Street Park contains approximately 20,000 gross square feet
that can be used for office space. Its repair for minimum use will cost
approximately $400,000 and its restoration is estimated to be $800,000.
In each of these instances (landmark buildings), it was assumed HB 1128
provided for only the cost of renovation and not restoration. The costs
for the Ninth Street Park will be borne by Historic Denver, Inc.
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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
SUMMARY
The Tivoli Brewery and Turnhall also is a landmark. But, because it has
been proposed for use as a student services center, its funding has been
assumed to be provided by sources other than the state, and will be
coordinated by the Student Services Committee. Tivoli's repairs are
estimated to be $920,000 and its restoration approximately $1,820,000.
These funds will repair and restore only the tower and the theatre.
These two features are the essence of the building's landmark significance.
The other portions of the building complex should be eventually demolished.
The bottling plant can be used during the interim as a construction
warehouse. It is located adjacent to the building zone, but does not
interfere with construction. And, because it is part of the landmark
property, its transfer to the Center is assumed to be without charge.
The bottling plant has space suitable for warehouse use and adjoins
a vacant area that can be used for construction staging, storage and
office trailers. The buildings are available immediately.
The bottling plant will facilitate the construction of the Auraria Higher
Education Center, and the other recommended buildings will complement the
Center. They were selected for use because of their historical or
architectural values, or because their retention and conversion will save
the Center funds that can be spent for other new construction.
The minimum costs indicated in the report are for only necessary repairs
and building code requirements to permit occupancy and "useable space"
for a short period of time. The costs indicated to develop the buildings
to their full potential use are estimates which include a limited amount
for construction cost escalation. The longer the buildings remain
undeveloped, the greater will be their fully developed cost. All buildings
were evaluated on the basis of their potential use and cost savings.
The estimates do not include any costs which might be charged to AHEC by
DURA for the acquisition of buildings or fixtures.

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EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY
Bib!iography
Auraria Higher Education Center, Integrated Program Plan, 1972.
Master Plan 1973- 1976
Community College of Denver, Special Requirements for Wazee Intrim
Facilities, 1972.
CNC/NHPQ Architects Engineers Planners, Auraria Higher
Education Center: Interim Facilities Evaluation, 1972.
Denver Urban Renewal Authority, "Agreement for Site Preparation, Sale
and Development for Auraria Urban Renewal Area," 5 May 1971.
"Auraria Urban Renewal Project, Colo.
R-24, Urban Renewal Plan."
Hatami, M., Auraria: Urban Design and Criteria Study, 1972.
More, Combs, and Bruch, Tivoli Brewery: A Feasibility Study, 1972.


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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER
EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY


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AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER EXISTING BUILDINGS STUDY BUILDING INVENTORY Warehouse Use Possiblities
Location Physical Data Possibl e Uses
BUILDING NUMBER BLOCK NUMBER PARCEL NUMBER 1 NUMBER OF STORIES APPROXIMATE GROSS SQUARE FOOTAGE fWAILABILITY ESTIMATE Priority area 1st DEMOLITION :ontract BUILDING ZONE
2 01 03 L 10,000 1-75
4 02 01 4 75,000 1-74
5 08 01 1 10,000 1-76
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13 09 03 1 10,000 7-75 X
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29 10 09 1 12,000 1-74 X X
31 11 02 3 30,000 1-74 X
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35 12 01 2 22,000 1-75
36 12 02 4 48,000 1-74
37 12 02 4 40,000 7-74
38 13 02 L 21,000 1-75
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43 14 02 1 26,000 1-74
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Location Physical Data Possibl e Uses
BUILDING NUMBER BLOCK. NUMBER PARCEL NUMBER J NUMBER OF STORIES APPROXIMATE GROSS SQUARE FOOTAGE AVAILABILITY ESTIMATE PRIORITY AREA 1st DEMOLITION CONTRACT BUILDING ZONE
82 26 14 1 11,000 1-73 X X
90 28 03 1 10,700 1-75
94 29 02 1 16,000 7-75
97 31 04 1 12,000 7-75
98 31 03 1 18,000 City
104 33 15 1 11,800 7-75 X X
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SUGGESTED WAREHOUSE TYPE POSSIBILITIES
DEMOLITION CONTRACT A-l
FEB. 12, 1973
DEMOLITION COCTRACT A-2
APRIL 1, 1973
bbb PRIORITY ACQUISTION AREA REQUIRED
BY AHEC OCT. 6, 1972


RENOVATION COSTS FOR ST. CAJETAN'S SCHOOL
A & E 3,000
Permi t 500
Site removal of weeds 500
Removal of woodwork 400
Doors and hardware 3,865
Drywall woodworking area 2,100
Painting 8,415
Glass 1,000
Plumbing accessories 930
Mechanical
Heating checkout and minor repair 2,900
Sprinklers and duct-in woodworking area 2,450
Plumbing 700
Dark room 1,500
< Electri cal
Replace florescent tubes and bal. 400
Broken globes 255
Exit lighting 100
f fire alarm boxes 750
15 station smoke detection system 1,350
New electrical service woodworking area 2,700
New electrical receptacles 2,000
exhaust fans 150
safety inspection 1,200
telephones 400
3 locked rooms at 500 each. 1,500
Clean Up 2,250
38,315
Contractor Overhead and Profit 4,214
$45,529


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BUILDING DEPARTMENT
CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER
SUBJECT St. Cajetans Church, f " ~ e (Auraria Project) DATE June 26, 1973
On June 25, 1973, I made a joint inspection with several University of Colorado faculty
members of the above referenced address. The buildings involved are the elementary
school and the nun's residence. The University of Colorado wants to use these buildings
for approximately two years for classrooms and offices. I have agreed to their use
subsequent to the following corrections:
A. School Building:
1. Install fire alarm and fire detection systems.
2. Install sprinkler system in the classroom that will be used
for woodworking.
3. Check the entire electrical system and make the system adequate
for its intended use.
4. Check the heating system to make sure it is in a safe and
operable condition.
5. Repair all exit doors and hardware.
6. Install self closers on all doors that open to corridors.
B. Nun's Residence (To be converted to office use)
1. Install additional exits from the second floor to eliminate
t any dead end corridors.
2. Install exit lights at each means of egress.
3. The entire electrical system shall comply with Chapter 53 of
the Denver Building Code.
4. All exit doors must swing in the direction of egress.
5. Provide a one hour fire resistive separation from the
basement to the first floor.
6. Install handrails to all stairways.
7. Check the heating plant to make sure it is in a safe and
FROM
Harold Sennett, Chief
Public Safety Division
John Stone, Director
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CITY AND COUNTY C? DENVER
Building Department
ORDER
THE ADDRESSEE AS: Owner 0 Occupant 0 Agent 0 Contractor 0 Mortgagee 0 for the property located at_
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------, is hereby notified of the
ollowmg: An inspection was made of the structure at the above referenced address. This inspection revealed certain conditions which are a
azard to life, health and property and by the standards stated in Chapter 1, Building Code, City and County of Denver, must be corrected,
fou are, therefore, directed to:
1. r Install an, automatic self closing device on the fire door at the top of the b as orient
aV tie front.
2. --J.e^bvo the fnrfr.ee bolts from the exterior exit doors. Only approved quick opening
'slatches of the panic typo are permitted on those doors.
3. Enclose the rear stairway from the basement to 1st floor and provide a self closing
1 hour fire door in the partition similar to the installation on the front stairs.
Till doors facing the corridors must be 1 3/ii" solid wood doors. The boiler room,
3, There is inadequate ventilation for a classroom in the small room on the south side
O '"xktor is approved however.
b. Thereis :
^i^HHcrba;
>6.^-If more than 30 pupils are to use the large basement room you are requested to alter
^ a window to swing out for emergency egress.
.fh, ^rbdLt lights must be kept- burning when the building is occupied.
Permits |or the above work must bo obtained by licensed contractors within thirty (30) days
from date of this notice and work must be completed within sixty (60) days thereafter.
(This was a joint inspection with the Fire Department representative).
W. W. Lindsay
cc: Fire PreventionBureau
lev. L'qx Santa I'arja
113'6 -a9th Street APPEAL MAY
Denver, Colorado BE MADE AS PROVIDED tOK ir-J CHAPTER 1 OF THE DENVER BUILDING CODE
This Order is dated---- Octoborri-fO^-l^^?_________and
shall be complied with by-- ITovombor- 20, -1^67
This Order is issued under authority of
Scction(s) . ~\ 07-17 2 ____________________________
of the Denver Build.nu Cade.
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Signed: Director, Denver Building Dept.
Inspector
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EXISTING AURARIA UCD SPACE
Parcel No. 24-07
57' x 13T-9" one-story garage building (7,491) with
26' x 38' loft or second story ( 988)
Gross floor area 8,479 sq. ft.
Parcel No. 24-09
44'-2" x 131'-9" one-story building 6,084 sq. ft.
ST. CAJETAN'S SCHOOL SPACE
Parcel 17-03
57'-9" x 75'-7" Three Floors
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COST ANALYSIS:
ST. CAJETAN'S SCHOOL
Total/Year
1. Renovation Cost $ 45,529
a5 Estimation
Economic Rent (pending DURA Board approval)
2. 13,095 S.F. - $1,645 per month $ 19,740
$1.50 GSF/year
3. Utilities $2.00 GSF/year $ 26,310
TOTAL
$ 91,579
One Year Cost
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Two Year Cost
$6.96/GSF/year
$5.23/GSF/year


UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER
1100 Fourteenth Street
Donver, Colorado 80202
(303) 892-Ul7
Office of the Vice President
June 26, 1973
Mr. Larry Hamilton
Executive Secretary
Auraria Higher Education Center
505 Symes Building
820-16th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
Dear Larry:
This letter constitutes the formal request of the University of Colorado
that St. Cajetan Convent, St. Cajetan School, and the Hobby Jobbers, Inc.,
building at 999 Lawrence be saved and renovated for interim use to replace
our rented space at 1120 and 1130 12th Street.
Since the programs currently have 13,500 a.s.f., all three buildings will
be required for Fine Arts, Environmental Design, and Elementary Education
Laboratory. Together they would provide an estimated 14,000 to 15,000
assignable square feet required by these programs in 1973-74 until the
completion of the first building increment. The Hobby Jobbers building,
which we understand will be available early this fall, is in the best location
for association with the St. Cajetan space. It would not require significant
renovation for interim use as studio space.
We believe that the convent and school should be permanently saved. It is
not ideal space for art and architecture, but the convent is excellent for
offices and the school for general use in classrooms. Therefore, the
renovation costs should be allocated from the Auraria appropriation for
renovation. We are advised by a city building safety officer that the convent
will require two fire exits from the second floor and rewiring. The school
meets exist code requirements, but also has inadequate electrical service.
The mechanical systems probably need improvements. We request that a5
Denver, Inc., be instructed to prepare estimates for the required renovation.
As you know, the University feels that every effort should be made to conserve
usable existing building space. We recognize that the Hobby Jobbers building
should be demolished for the 10th Street mall, "but it should be saved for
short-term use for as long as possible, and a building of this size is
essential to accommodate our programs in 1973-74.


Mr. Larry Hamilton
June 26, 1973
Page 2
We hope that immediate action can be taken on this request, since our
existing rented space is due for demolition August 1 .
cc: Vice President Rautenstraus
Vice President Nelson
Dr. Martin Moody
Mr. Jacques Brownson
Dr. Robert O'Dell
Mr. Robert Kula
bcc: Dr. Byron Johnson


University of Colorado at Denver
BUSINESS SERVICES
TO:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
Byron Johnson, Regent
Robert S. Graham, Director

Space for relocation of fine arts, environmental
design, and education
DATE: July 17, 1973
Before Tom Mason left town he and I had looked at five buildings in
Auraria as possible relocation sites for our programs which are now
housed at 1120 and 1130 12th Street. The five are: St. Cajetan's
Church, St. Cajetan's Convent (since demolished by DURA), St. Cajetan's
School, Hobby Jobbers, and McCombs Supply in the Wazee Market.
Faculty from the disciplines concerned agreed that their programs
could be housed temporarily in St. Cajetan's School #49, and the Hobby
Jobbers building #51. The Hobby Jobbers building has the most appeal
because it lends itself to the utmost in flexibility in setting up
work areas. The rooms in the School are considered too small for
optimum use as fine arts and design studios.
Tom and I were intrigued by the McCombs Supply building, 215 Wazee
Market, at the end of 9th Street, in the Existing Buildings Study as
# 03. It has 45,000 sq. ft., and it will be vacated by September 1.
The large open space would be adaptable to many of our needs. The
problem is that we understand that DURA will not be in possession of
the building for several years, and also we are given to believe that
we would not be permitted to rent this space. I am confused about
this building because it was first mentioned to me by Paul Cormier of
DURA as a building that might meet our needs.
The basement of St. Cajetan's Church #88, would be suitable for studio
classes, but there is consensus that the University would not care to
be involved in forcing Father Projens out of this space. He has told
us that he will not be able to relocate his program for another year.
Other buildings appearing on the Existing Buildings Study, and built
within the last twenty-five years, are within walking distance of the
main UCD buildings. They are among the list of twenty-eight buildings
that Howard Parker and Tom Mason considered to be usable with little
remodeling for temporary occupancy. I do not have the information as
to whether they presently belong to DURA or when they will be purchased.
It is also possible that some of these buildings are on sites which
are needed for construction within the next year or two. The numbers
given to these building in the inventory are:
50 .......8,500 sq. ft.
52 .......7.400 sq. ft.
54 .......6,500 sq. ft.
65 ......24,000 sq. ft.
69 ......5,500 sq. ft.
70 .....14,000 sq. ft.
79 ......5,000 sq. ft.
80 ......5,200 sq. ft.
86 .......8,000 sq. ft.
107 .......6,000 sq. ft.
112 ......7,200 sq. ft.
113 ......8,000 sq. ft.
114 ......7,800 sq. ft.


Byron Johnson
Relocation of space
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It is my understanding from John Prosser, Gerald Johnson, and Thomas
Barlow that all of their programs together need a minimum of 15,000
square feet to conduct the programs which are scheduled for the fall
semester. More space might be needed if space were divided into rooms
instead of being open warehouse space such as that now occupied at
1120 and 1130 12th Street.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1163. BY REPRESENTATIVES Tempest, Gustafson,
Arnold, Cooper, Benavidez, Bendelow, Boley, Carroll, DeMoulin,
Gallagher, Gaon, Hayes, Hobbs, Howe, Kopel, Lucero, Mullen,
Safran, Smith, Taylor, Valdez, and Webb; also SENATORS Shoemaker,
Enstrom, Ruland, Calabrese, Dines, MacManus, and Schieffelin.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE AURARIA HIGHER EDUCATION
CENTER, AND PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF ITS BOARD OF
DIRECTORS, AND DEFINING HE POWERS, DUTIES, AND
RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUCH.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. Chapter 124, Colorado Revised Statutes 1963, as
amended, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW ARTICLE to read:
ARTICLE 29
Auraria Higher Education Center
124-29-101. Legislative declaration. (1) The general
assembly hereby finds and declares that this article is necessary
to:
(a) Provide for the coordination of the planning and
construction of a multi-institutional higher education complex
located in the city and county of Denver on land designated
therefor and on land now occupied by the university of Colorado
at Denver, collectively known as the Auraria higher education
center and referred to in this article as the "center";
(b) Provide for the land, physical plant, and facilities
necessary to accommodate and house Metropolitan state college,
the university of Colorado at Denver, and the community college
Capital letters indicate new material added to existing statutes;
dashes through words indicate deletions from existing statutes and
such material not part of act.


of Denver, Auraria campus, referred to in this article as the
"constituent institutions", at and within the center;
(c) Facilitate the execution and performance of the
constitutional and statutory responsibilities of the governing
boards of the constituent institutions;
(d) Establish a new board to plan, construct, maintain, and
manage the land and physical facilities of the center and perform
the duties and exercise the powers otherwise set forth in this
article; and
(e) Provide a system for facilitating cooperation among the
constituent institutions, their governing boards, and the
governing board created by this article.
124-29-102. Auraria board membership terms oath. (1)
There is hereby created the board of directors of the Auraria
higher education center, referred to in this article as the
"Auraria board", which shall consist of seven members, appointed
in the following manner:
(a) (I) Four members appointed by the governor as soon as
practicable after the effective date of this article, the first
of whom shall serve for a term of one year, the second for a term
of two years, the third for a term of three years, and the fourtli
for a term of four years; thereafter, gubernatorial appointments
shall be for four-year terms;
(II) In the event of death, resignation, or inability or
refusal to act of any such appointed member, the governor shall
fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term.
(b) Three members, one appointed by, and from among the
members of, each of the following boards: The state board for
community colleges and occupational education (or, upon such
board's designation, the Denver area council for community
colleges), the trustees of the state colleges in Colorado, and
the regents of the university of Colorado, each such member to
serve at the pleasure of the appointing board so long as he is a
member of the appointing board.
(2) Each member of the Auraria board shall take and
subscribe to the oath of office prescribed by the constitution of
this state before entering upon the duties of his office, which
oath shall be placed and kept on file in the office of the
secretary of state.
124-29-103. Responsibility of governing boards of
constituent institutions. (1) Except as may be expressly
provided in this article, the respective governing boards of the
constituent institutions are charged with the responsibility for,
and shall plan, initiate, manage, and control, their respective
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programs within the Colorado system of higher education as
provided in this article; and, in addition, said respective
boards shall initiate and control joint academic and vocational
programs among two or more of the constituent institutions at the
center.
(2) The respective governing boards of the constituent
institutions shall provide for a common academic calendar which
is sufficient so that students may begin, make progress toward,
and complete a course at a time which will allow full opportunity
for enrollment in courses offered at any of the three constituent
institutions. Registration periods shall coincide and the
academic year shall commence and terminate simultaneously.
(3) The respective governing boards of the constituent
institutions shall provide that credits earned at each of the
constituent institutions shall be transferable between
institutions insofar as they meet the degree and grade
requirements of the student's chosen program of studies at one of
the constituent institutions as determined by the degree-granting
institution.
124-29-104. Duties of the Auraria board. (1) The Auraria
board has the duty:
(a) To plan, construct, own, lease, operate, maintain, and
manage all of the physical plant, facilities, buildings, and
grounds in the center, except that land owned at the Auraria
center by the regents of the university of Colorado shall
continue under such ownership but shall be maintained and managed
in a similar manner to the other facilities in the Auraria
center, and such additional land and facilities as the general
assembly may from time to time designate to be part of the center
and to accept and hold for the use of the center and its
constituent institutions such property as was designated or used
prior to the effective date of this article for purposes of the
center or its constituent institutions;
(b) To allocate among and assign in accordance with needs
to the constituent institutions suitable space within the center,
for the use of such institutions and for such joint or
cooperative educational, vocational, and other activities and
programs as may be provided by the constituent institutions;
(c) To facilitate effective coordination and economies of
operation of physical facilities by designating joint facilities
of the constituent institutions to include, but not be limited
to, dining facilities, student service facilities, library
facilities, warehouse facilities, recreational facilities, health
facilities, and parking facilities;
(d) To determine and designate the nonacademic and
nonvocational joint programs or joint activities of the
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constituent institutions to include, but not be limited to,
security and fire protection, maintenance, and purchasing;
(e) To continually develop, review, and update annually a
long-range plan for operation of the center. There shall be a
five-year forecast of the operational costs and capital
construction costs which shall be submitted to the general
assembly no later than January 1 of each year, commencing January
1, 1975;
(f) To decide interinstitutional disputes presented to the
Auraria board by any one or more of the constituent institutions;
and
(g) To investigate supplementary or alternative methods for
delivery of selected higher educational services through the use
of existing campuses and facilities in Denver and the
metropolitan area.
124-29-105. General powers of Auraria board. (1) The
Auraria board is a body corporate by the name and style of the
board of directors of the Auraria higher education center and, as
such and by its said name, has the power to:
(a) Sue or be sued to the extent permitted by law;
(b) Contract or be contracted with;
(c) Acquire, hold, and lease as lessor or lessee property,
both real and personal;
(d) Have a common seal which it may change and alter at its
pleasure;
(e) Elect officers of the board, appoint an executive
director, and promulgate bylaws and rules of procedure to govern
the transaction of its business as provided in this article;
(f) Employ, within funds appropriated for such purpose or
otherwise made available therefor, such employees as are
necessary to perform the functions and carry out the duties of
the Auraria board; and
(g) Assess, after approval of the governing boards of the
constituent institutions, a special student fee which may be
pledged as provided in section 124-29-108 and shall be collected
as prescribed by the Auraria board.
124-29-106. Auraria board to have certain powers similar to
powers exercised by the governing bodies or other state
institutions of higher education. {T} The Auraria board may
exercise the following powers to the same extent and in the same
maimer as may be provided or extended by law to the governing
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boards of state institutions of higher education:
(a) To promulgate rules and regulations for the safety of
students, employees, and property located within the center;
(b) To promulgate rules and regulations providing for the
operation and parking of vehicles upon the grounds, driveways, or
roadways within the center under the control of the Auraria
board;
(c) To cede jurisdiction for the enforcement of traffic
laws;
(d) To institute and carry out a system of registration and
identification of vehicles owned or operated by students,
faculty, and staff attending or employed by the constituent
institutions and the Auraria staff located at the center; and
(e) To receive gifts and bequests of money or property
which may be tendered to the Auraria board.
124-29-107. Borrowing funds for auxiliary facilities. For
the purposes of obtaining funds for constructing, otherwise
acquiring, and equipping dining facilities, recreational
facilities, health facilities, and parking facilities for the use
of students and employees at the center, the Auraria board is
authorized, after approval by the Colorado commission on higher
education and subsequent affirmative vote by the combined student
bodies of the Auraria campus if student fees are to be used in
financing such projects, to enter into contracts with any one or
more persons or corporations or state or federal government
agencies for the advancement of moneys for such purposes and
providing for the repayment of such advancements with interest at
a specified net effective interest rate.
124-29-108. Pledge of income. (1) When the Auraria board
enters into a contract for the advancement of moneys described in
section 124-29-107, the board is authorized, in connection with
or as a part of such contract, to pledge the net income derived
or to be derived from such land or facilities so constructed,
acquired, and equipped as security for the repayment of the
moneys advanced therefor, together with interest thereon, and for
the establishment and maintenance of reserves in connection
therewith; and, for the same purpose, the Auraria board is also
authorized to pledge the net income derived from other dining
facilities, recreational facilities, health facilities, and
parking facilities, not acquired and not to be acquired with
moneys appropriated to the Auraria board by the state of
Colorado, and to pledge the net income, fees, and revenues
derived from said sources, if such be unpledged, or, if pledged,
the net income, fees, and revenues currently in excess of the
amount required to meet principal, interest, and reserve
requirements in connection with outstanding obligations to which
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such net income, fees, and revenues have theretofore been
pledged.
(2) Any advancement of moneys way be evidenced by interim
warrants, if necessary, and bonds to be executed by and on behalf
of the Auraria board containing such terms and provisions,
including provisions for redemption prior to maturity, as may be
determined by the Auraria board. Sue! warrants or bonds may, at
the discretion of the Auraria board, be registrable as to
principal or interest, or both, and shall never be sold at less
than ninety-five percent of the principal amount thereof and
accrued interest thereon to the date of delivery or at a price
which will result in a net effective interest rate which exceeds
that specified in the contract for the advancement of moneys.
Any of the warrants or bonds of the Auraria board issued pursuant
to this section or any other law may be refunded pursuant to
article 8 of chapter 125, C.R.S. 1963, if in the judgment of the
Auraria board such refunding shall be to its best interests.
Such refunding obligations may be made payable from any source
which may be legally pledged for the payment of the obligations
being refunded at the time of the issuance of the obligations so
refunded or from any of the sources described in subsection (1)
of this section, notwithstanding that the pledge for the payment
of the outstanding obligations being refunded is thereby
modified.
(3) In the event that the pledged net income, fees, and
revenues exceed the amount required to meet principal, interest,
and reserve requirements in connection with revenue bonds of the
institution or institutions to which such income has been
pledged, the Auraria board may retain such surplus and utilize
the same for such purposes as in its judgment shall be in the
best interests of the center including, but not limited to,
rehabilitation, alteration, addition to, or equipping of any
existing facilities acquired pursuant to the provisions of this
section and the acquisition of sites for the construction,
acquisition, and equipping of additional facilities pursuant to
such provisions, or for prior redemption of outstanding bonds.
(4) Anticipation warrants or bonds issued pursuant to this
section may be used as security for any depository bond or
obligation where any kind of bond or other security must or may,
by law, be deposited as security.
124-29-109. No property lien. The Auraria board shall not
create a mortgage upon any property belonging to the board or to
the state of Colorado or to any constituent institution, nor
shall the state be obligated to secure or repay any funds
advanced pursuant to the provisions of sections 124-29-107 and
124-29-108 or the interest on such funds.
124-29-110. Tax exemption. Any bonds, certificates, or
warrants issued pursuant to the provisions of sections 124-29-107
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and 124-29-108 by the Auraria board shall be exempt from taxation
for any state, county, school district, special district,
municipal, or other purpose in the state of Colorado.
124-29-111. Certain debts and expenses prohibited. The
Auraria board is prohibited from creating any debt as against the
state of Colorado or the governing boards of the constituent
institutions or from incurring any expense beyond its ability to
pay the same from the annual income or appropriated funds for the
then current year.
124-29-112. Limitation of actions. No action shall be
brought questioning the legality of any contract, proceeding, or
warrants or bonds executed or to be executed by the Auraria board
in connection with the provision of any dining, recreational,
health, or parking facilities provided or to be provided for the
purposes authorized by this article after thirty days have
expired after the effective date of any resolution or other
official action authorizing such contract, adopting such
proceedings, or authorizing the issuance of such warrants or
bonds.
SECTION 2. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby
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finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for
the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and
safety.
JoKn BVTuJuf--------
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
OF REPRESENTATIVES
Tea L. Strickland
ACTING PRESIDENT
OF THE SENATE
Lorraine F. Lombardi
CHIEF CLERK OF THE HOUSE
OF REPRESENTATIVES
Comfort W. Shaw
SECRETARY OF
THE SENATE
APPROVED
John b. Vanderhoof
GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF COLORADO
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