Elitch Gardens future uncertain, but locals hope to keep amusement park

Posted Tuesday, August 8, 2006 9:26 AM | Contributed by Jeff

[Ed. note: The linked article quotes Paul Ruben, who is often cited as an industry "expert," though the CoasterBuzz editorial staff has yet to find anyone who has seen "Park World" in the wild. -J]

It makes more economic sense to keep the site as an amusement park than to convert it, some say. Moreover, the site is zoned exclusively as an amusement park, and the city, which invested more than $30 million in redeveloping the property for Elitch Gardens, opposes changing its use.

Read more from The Denver Post. Also, read an editorial on the subject.

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