Greeley Creative District is State Certified

Greeley’s creative district draws attention from the state

Greeley Tribune June 21, 2014

Greeley’s creative district — an effort to create a focal point for the city’s arts, culture and entertainment that brought Friday go-cup concerts and thousands more people downtown — is now official in the eyes of the state.

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade announced Friday that Greeley’s was one of four creative districts to meet the criteria to move up in status as a fully certified district instead of a prospective one.

The announcement gave credence to an explosion of new events, restaurants, murals and more that have emerged since the creative district was established two years ago, said Greeley Assistant City Manager Becky Safarik, who is also president of the district’s board of directors.

The creative district incorporates the area surrounding the University of Northern Colorado and downtown.

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