Boulder, Colorado’s most prominent, dead block. The Daily Camera Building: For Sale.

Via on Nov 12, 2008

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Nearly 50 employees were laid off as a result of those moves. Separately, the Camera laid off nine employees earlier this year in response to challenges within the newspaper industry, namely the decline of classified advertising sales.

“Now we have 77,000 square feet of space we really don’t have a need for,” Manzi said.

Freeman guessed that the building could fetch $150 to $200 per square-foot — putting a ballpark purchase price around $12 million to $15 million. 

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4 Responses to “Boulder, Colorado’s most prominent, dead block. The Daily Camera Building: For Sale.”

  1. elephant journal admin says:

    1891: The Daily Camera newspaper begins operations on the first floor of a two-story, 50-by-90-foot building at 11th and Pearl.

    1918: The Camera considers moving to a new location to gain additional space, but the owner of the paper’s building excavated and finished a basement as a press room to induce the Camera to stay. The Camera later bought the building.

    1963: After years of remodels and additions, the building at 11th and Pearl was demolished and replaced by a new building with two floors and a basement. The structure remains at the eastern part of the present Camera headquarters.

    1973: The Camera expanded the building with an addition to the west that included a new press, the mail room and circulation department.

    1986: The Boulder Planning Board approves the Camera’s $5.2 million expansion project to build a 24,916-square-foot, two-story addition facing Walnut Street.

    2008: The Camera’s owners reveal plans to sell the 11th and Pearl property and the adjacent Walnut Street building.

  2. elephant journal admin says:

    the timeline is from the Camera article, linked above.

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