24
Jul

Installations director outlines vision for new visitor center

The Academy will move forward next month on the first step toward building a new visitor center just west of Interstate 25, the director of installations said July 21.Carlos Cruz-Gonzalez said the Air Force’s Financial Management Center of Expertise in Denver conducted business case analyses on several alternatives, including sites at Falcon Stadium, on the […]

23
Jul

AFA picks visitor center site

The new Air Force Academy visitors center will sit outside the north gate west of Interstate 25, atop a hill overlooking the campus, and will be built by a private partner, academy officials told the Independent on Monday. While the land is owned by the academy, the building will serve as a gateway to the city, too, […]

18
Jul

Olympic museum strikes deal with USOC

The effort to build a U.S. Olympic Museum as part of City for Champions tourism venture has hit a milestone by reaching an agreement with the U.S. Olympic Committee, museum backers said in a news release today. In the release, Dick Celeste, who’s heading the museum effort, says fund-raising will now begin in earnest, with hopes of raising $70 million in donations. Read […]

18
Jul

Proposed Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs gets a boost from new agreement with USOC

Supporters of a proposed downtown U.S. Olympic Museum have signed a 30-year agreement with the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee that will allow the venue to showcase Olympic artifacts and displays, the two organizations announced Thursday. The agreement is crucial because it will lend credibility to efforts to raise millions in private donations to help […]

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