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Read About Our Past, Priorities and Accomplishments

Go on a Public Art Bike Tour using this handy interactive map



Check out these publications for more information about our community and The Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities:

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Stapleton: An Oral History offers an intimate, enlightening and entertaining view of how we got to where we are from

more than 50 folks who played key roles in the planning and redevelopment of the old airport.

Mayor Hickenloopr

Mayor John Hickenlooper, Sam Gary,  and Mayor Wellington Webb with The Green Book

The Green Book

In 1995 the city formally adopted the SRF’s plan which was bound in recycled green cover stock, and soon earned the nickname “The Green Book.” ​The Green Book was alternately called visionary and unrealistic.


But the vision led to a much better reality. Today Stapleton’s 4,700 acres is home to 27,000 people living in homes and apartments for every income level, thousands of jobs and new businesses, some of the city’s highest performing schools, acclaimed parks and open space, innovative sustainability and health and wellness programs that connect new and old communities.

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