Video: Former parks official denounces open space “heist”

The management of Denver’s park system under Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration has generated controversies on several fronts, as detailed in our current feature, “Parks and Wreck.” But perhaps the most serious dispute between the mayor and park lovers has to do with his decision to swap eleven acres of cherished open space in the Cherry Creek corridor — land that city officials have described as “blighted” and “degraded” — for an office building. It’s a deal that his critics denounce in a new video as an “abduction” of a park.

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