Denver to get a amphitheater in Ruby Hill Park

The Denver Post

Denver’s Ruby Hill Park will get a new amphitheater that could host as many as 50 free concerts and other events each year.

Officials from the city of Denver, along with the nonprofit Levitt Pavilions, are expected to officially unveil the project this afternoon. Levitt Pavilions is a foundation, based in Beverly Hills, Calif., that contributes money toward performance venues across the country.

Denver to a new music venue at Ruby Hill Park

Marquez Rodriguez takes a moment from to reflect from the outdoor pavilion at the top of Ruby Hill Park in West Denver on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Lindsay Pierce, YourHub

Marquez Rodriguez takes a moment from to reflect from the outdoor pavilion at the top of Ruby Hill Park in West Denver on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Lindsay Pierce, YourHub

By Ray Mark Rinaldi

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver will be getting another concert venue.

On Monday the city announced a new amphitheater for Ruby Hill Park. A nonprofit group called Levitt Pavilions is pledging $1.2 million to help build it. Bond money and private donations will cover the rest of the cost.

The city hopes to break ground on the 7,500 seat amphitheater in 2015. When it opens the following year it will host more than 50 free concerts a year along with other events.

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New Amphitheater At Ruby Hill Park

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DENVER (CBS4) – Denver will be getting another concert venue.

On Monday the city announced a new amphitheater for Ruby Hill Park. A nonprofit group called Levitt Pavilions is pledging $1.2 million to help build it. Bond money and private donations will cover the rest of the cost.

The city hopes to break ground on the 7,500 seat amphitheater in 2015. When it opens the following year it will host more than 50 free concerts a year along with other events.

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Mayor Hancock's plan: Levitt Pavilion Denver to share $57 million bond windfall

The Denver Post
By Ray Mark Rinaldi

THE SPOT BLOG

Nine of Denver's largest cultural institutions would receive a windfall of capital improvement cash under a mayor's office plan to spend the last of the money voters agreed to borrow for building improvements in 2007.

The $57 million remaining from the Better Denver bond initiatives would fund a new shared parking lot for The Denver Zoo and the Museum of Nature & Science; a new amphitheater in Ruby Hill Park and a pedestrian bridge over Champa Street connecting the Denver Performing Arts Center to the Colorado Convention Center parking garage.

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