Tony Chacon, urban renewal supervisor with the City of Aurora’s Planning and Development Services Department provided attendees of May’s Business for the Arts meeting with an update on the current status of arts organizations, facilities, and activities in the Aurora Cultural Arts District (ACAD).
Chacon shared that between arts-related organizations and creative businesses, that there are more than 600 events, performances, exhibits, and classes based in the Arts District, with nearly 100K arts-related visits. There are ongoing discussions for development of townhouses, a mixed-use building, and an artist/living studio project/commercial space project.
The Arts District is the area of Aurora in or adjacent to 14th Avenue/Del Mar Parkway to the south, 16th Ave. to the north, Clinton Street to the West, and Geneva Street to the east.
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