Developers pitch workforce housing for miners

  • Developers pitch workforce housing for miners
    Developers pitch workforce housing for miners
  • Left: Mark luppenlatz, left, and Craig Hinkson stand in front of the Hinkson Terrace property they hope to develop into 30 apartments for Ouray Silver Mines employees. Above: An architectural rendering shows generally what the three apartment buildings would look like. The complex would be located directly across the Uncompahgre River from Ouray Silver Mines’ headquarters in the Biota building. Photo by Mike Wiggins — Ourny County Plaindealer Lom Architects
    Left: Mark luppenlatz, left, and Craig Hinkson stand in front of the Hinkson Terrace property they hope to develop into 30 apartments for Ouray Silver Mines employees. Above: An architectural rendering shows generally what the three apartment buildings would look like. The complex would be located directly across the Uncompahgre River from Ouray Silver Mines’ headquarters in the Biota building. Photo by Mike Wiggins — Ourny County Plaindealer Lom Architects
Two Ouray businessmen are proposing to build an apartment complex in town to house Ouray Silver Mines employees, a project they say would help meet the needs of the mine as it readies for production and provide a much-needed cash infusion for the city. Mark Iuppenlatz and Craig Hinkson plan to construct 30 one- and two-bedroom apartments on a 3-acre parcel on Hinkson Terrace. Their goal is to…

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