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ROCKY MOUNTAIN BUILDING BOOM
Published January 3, 1995
The Denver Nuggets are close to a deal with the City of Denver that would allow the team to build a privately-financed $135M arena downtown. Talks are proceeding and a final agreement is expected soon after a city task force gives Mayor Wellington Webb its recommendation (Brian Weber, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 12/28)....Coors Field will not be the home of any football games or monster truck rallies, says Tom Gleason of the Denver Metropolitan Major League Baseball Stadium District. The prospects of crowds and stages trampling the new park's $495,000 field don't please stadium or team officials (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 12/31)....A ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS editorial states that the paper is "not crazy" about the Broncos' proposal for a new stadium paid for by $150M in public funds and $50M from the team. The paper does call for the team's present lease with Mile High to be renegotiated (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 12/28).