Downtown Success Spurs Growth in the Creative District

A cultural rebirth of Greeley’s downtown core is happening before our very eyes, according to downtown and city officials.

Becky Safarik, the assistant city manager, said that she calls this time a “downtown renaissance,” because the downtown, which is a big part of Greeley’s history, is being revitalized and remembered after many years of sitting in the shadows.

“It has ignited the spark that allowed private individuals and businesses to reinvest in the downtown and rediscover the downtown area,” she said. “And the destinations are so distinctive you only find them in the downtown.”

As it stands, there are only three spots left for businesses to locate downtown, a huge turning point in an area that years ago could barely sustain a new business for two years.

Read the full story in the Greeley Tribune

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