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It’s not clear what’s happening to Denver’s oldest block

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Denver’s Larimer Square, still blocked off from auto traffic after the COVID pandemic on Feb. 13, 2023, is in the midst of change, with numerous empty storefronts, and questions about its future.

Larimer Square, Denver's first commercial block, has a new owner. Asana Partners is making much-needed investments, but longtime local businesses are leaving. Host Ryan Warner meets Chris Walker, of 5280 magazine, at the storied block to discuss his piece "Losing Larimer."