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Brewing company plans nod to aviation history at Denver’s landmark air traffic control tower

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Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
The defunct Stapleton Airport control tower looms over the growing suburban landscape.

The old Stapleton airport control tower is an imposing landmark in Denver’s Central Park neighborhood, the only remaining sign that an international airport used to occupy the space where homes, parks and stores are now. FlyteCo Brewing, an aviation-themed brewery, will open a second location in the building at the base of the tower next summer. Co-owner Eric Serani hopes to include a mini-aviation museum as part of the project.