O’Toole’s Garden Centers’ Littleton location to close Aug. 31

A Littleton neighborhood establishment has provided its employees and patrons five months’ observe before closing down for the foreseeable future.

O’Toole’s Yard Centers’ owner Adele O’Toole declared late final month that she’ll near her family’s 31-yr-old retail store on South Federal Boulevard on Aug. 31. The company’s locations in Westminster and Lakewood, nonetheless, will continue being open up.

“We’ve liked staying a steward of the land and a portion of the Littleton group,” O’Toole explained in a release. “We’re wanting for the appropriate possibility to rebuild in the location and hope to have another retailer in the upcoming couple of decades.”

The new spot could be in Littleton, Englewood or “anywhere down south,” O’Toole explained to The Denver Post. “And it does not have to be as massive as Littleton retail outlet was, but it nevertheless has to have extra than 23 parking spots.”

She sold O’Toole’s 5-acre property for an undisclosed volume to developer Lennar Multifamily Communities, which options to establish mixed-use household and professional constructions next doorway to the backyard garden center at the corner of West Belleview Avenue.

That proposed enhancement features some of O’Toole’s current parking area and would depart the backyard middle with just 23 parking spots, which is not “adequate parking and area for the spring and summertime crowds,” in accordance to O’Toole.

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The back garden keep generally sees some 1,600 clients a day starting up in May perhaps, she reported.