Iconic Lookout Mountain under siege

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The iconic Lookout Mountain in Denver is the latest battleground between developers and neighbors trying to fend them away.

The section of the 40-mile Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway winds through hillside subdivisions to tourist attractions such as Boettcher Mansion, Lookout Mountain Nature Center and the nationally acclaimed Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave.

The scenic route was a stage in the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge last year and will be part of the race again this year. But, development from transmission towers to churches is happening. And neighbors are fighting to keep it away…

Read more at the Denver Post