The future is here.
In 2013, community meetings and extensive planning efforts resulted in a vision detailed extensively in the Westerly Creek Village Community Plan. Varied housing styles. A thriving, vibrant and safe community. A mix of shops, restaurants and businesses. A sense of place. These phrases are a part of that vision, and it is a vision that is already coming to fruition in 2015.
This food-centric, community-inspired marketplace is coming in 2016 to the old 22-acre Stanley Aviation campus near East 25th Avenue and Dallas Street. Find out more. Sign up to receive email updates.
Forest City, master developer for Stapleton, is hosting a public meeting on its development plans for the portion of Stapleton that lies within the city of Aurora. The Forest City presentation will provide information about the completion of the park planned east of Westerly Creek and west of the two-acre park at 26th and Fulton, and a briefing on Forest City's proposed residential development south of 26th Avenue between Fulton and Moline. These development plans call for the creation of 322 single-family (attached and detached) homes spanning a price range from $250,000 to $450,000.
Aug. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Fletcher Elementary School, 10455 E. 25th Ave.
Find out more
Call Chad Argentar or Mindy Parnes at 303-739-7250 for more information.
Westerly Creek Village Urban Renewal Plan
The Westerly Creek Village was adopted by the Aurora City Council in January 2013 and amended in April 2015. A second amendment currently being considered would create two new tax increment financing (TIF) areas for the Stapleton Aurora project.
A draft of the proposed amendment can be viewed below:
Westerly Creek Village Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
City Council will hold a public hearing on the plan amendment.
October 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM
City of Aurora City Council Chambers
15151 East Alameda Parkway, 1st Floor
Community vision workshops took place in 2011.The blight designation required prior to the establishment of an urban renewal area under Colorado law was approved by the Aurora City Council in 2012 following a public hearing. The Westerly Creek Amendment to the city's Comprehensive Plan also was adopted by the city council in 2012.
Other progress in the redevelopment of this area included connecting Iola, Fulton and Kingston streets to Stapleton, and a FEMA grant awarded to the city of Aurora for flood control improvements at Westerly Creek and Montview Boulevard.