URGENT COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT!
We hear your concerns, we were caught off guard as well. Chalk it up to bad timing, a sign was just posted- NOTICE for Certificate of Demolition Eligibility Application on our building.
During this time of great uncertainty, we are here to tell you, we certainly aren't going anywhere! (At least for a while!)
In the spirit of full disclosure, because thats how we roll, our current lease is not up until Dec 2021, so we know we have some time to enjoy the biergarten and many more shows with you all. We are doing everything in our power to mitigate our losses during these times so that we can uphold our lease obligations and re-open as soon as it is safe to do so. We think the biergarten will be a great way to gently reintroduce our community into responsible socializing again! While we wish we could be celebrating our 8 year anniversary with you all this weekend (and Totally Tennyson) please know that we will make it up and look forward to serving you again soon.
Our landlords have worked for almost 15 years to acquire the 3 buildings on our corner here (Local 46, Berkeley Running and the old Alpine Window). Depending on their plans and the scope of the project, it could take some time for any work to begin and the City has required them to post the notice so that the community can be a part of the discussion. We understand there are many opinions on the development on Tennyson and beyond but we do not wish to be part of any war in those regards. We knew that we had 10 years when we opened up and we have and will continue to make the most of it. Press release from the property owners below.
Much of the future is unknown. We do know that we will see you again. We look forward to many more love stories beginning within our walls, dancing until the late hours of the night, sharing with our regulars across the bar, warming our hands and hearts around the firepits and to celebrating many more anniversaries, birthdays, weddings and much more with our beloved community.
Until then, stay safe and chin up!
Berkeley Park Partners announces that Denver Landmark Preservation staff have posted 4586 Tennyson Street for potential Landmark Nomination based on the Demo Eligibility Application filed by the property owners.
The 21 day period for public comment started April 20th and allows citizens and neighbors to consider the historic significance of the building that currently is occupied by neighborhood tavern Local 46.
The tavern is currently closed (except for carryout and delivery www.local46bar.com ) and reopening date is unknown at this time but may be eligible to reopen on a limited customer basis the middle of May. (please note the current regulation allows for May 11 re-open)
Considering the uncertain forecast for the continued tenancy of all bar and restaurant operations in Colorado, the property owners have requested the City determine the eligibility of the property for demolition and replacement over the next five years.
The property owners understand the special place Local 46 Tavern has become to neighbors but do not believe the structure meets to test for landmark designation. While no immediate plans are under consideration, a prolonged business downturn may require the owners to move in a different direction.