ASPEN REAL ESTATE — A charitable trust affiliated with Mountain Rescue Aspen is eyeing property across from the Aspen airport as a possible new headquarters for the rescue organization.The Mountain Rescue Aspen Charitable Trust has a contract to purchase land along Highway 82 that is currently home to the Aspen branch of Planted Earth nursery. Mountain Rescue Aspen is working with land-use professionals to determine whether the property is suitable for zoning, planning and design for a new headquarters. The planning group — which includes Charles Cunniffe Architects and Stan Clauson Land Planners — will hold meetings with local homeowners associations and will go through the public rezoning process. Mountain Rescue Aspen has been on West Main Street in the Rossetter Cabin since 1965. It leases the land from the city of Aspen.
Staff report, Sept. 14, 2012 AT
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