GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) Its a growing trend in many big and small cities across the country.
Younger, more educated people are ditching the suburbs for the city.
Urban housing is springing up in a lot of cities like Denver. But in Grand Junction the options are few. There are loft style homes,
but they're very expensive.
The Downtown Development Authority is considering buying the remains of White Hall and converting the land into affordable
"There's definitely a market for it in Grand Junction," said Jodi Niernberg, a downtown business owner and board member of the DDA.
With Colorado Mesa University's increasing enrollment, students who graduate will want to stay here and live in an urban environment. We need to give them the incentive to stay", said Niernberg.
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