Public invited to provide input into future of the City Auditorium

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In 1923, the City Auditorium opened following a culmination of community-driven efforts to create a large, multi-purpose meeting and entertainment facility for the City of Colorado Springs. The City, envisioning that a revitalized and renovated facility is an essential asset to downtown, has sought a financially sustainable solution to address the capital needs of the auditorium immediately and for the long-term in a way that will support and foster the presentation of artistic, cultural, and/or recreational activities in Colorado Springs. 

To this end, the City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a new non-profit, the Community Cultural Collective, to determine the viability for pro-active operation and professional management of the 100-year-old facility. The Collective’s vision is to create a city center affording access to all residents that will assure reserving the history and public use of the auditorium for the next 100 years.  The Collective’s proposal is to provide much-needed maintenance, safety improvements, ADA compliance, interior finish, and acoustical upgrades, as well as mechanical, plumbing, electrical and structural system renovations.   

The community is invited to provide inspiration and input during a series of public meetings. 

Register to attend

The meeting is free and open to the public, but registration to attend is required.

Register for the meeting

For more information visit: https://communityculturalcollective.org/

Parking

  • Lot at south side of the City Auditorium
  • On-street open parking and on-street meters
  • Nearest City Parking Garages: 
    • 127 E. Kiowa St. & Nevada Ave.
    • 130 S. Nevada Ave. & Colorado Ave.

 

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days’ notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact the Office of Accessibility at: VM: 719-385-5175 or email your request to Robert.hernandez@coloradosprings.gov

Event dates

Location City Auditorium (map)
221 East Kiowa Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Date/Time Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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