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Old 01-19-2013, 08:54 AM
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Boulder, Colorado has a height limit of 35 feet in downtown, up to 55 feet elsewhere. This is to not obstruct the mountain views. I tried to find the exact wording but couldn't. Here is an article about it:

Boulder moves toward stricter height limits - Colorado Daily
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:26 AM
 
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Boulder, Colorado has a height limit of 35 feet in downtown, up to 55 feet elsewhere. This is to not obstruct the mountain views. I tried to find the exact wording but couldn't. Here is an article about it:

Boulder moves toward stricter height limits - Colorado Daily
To my mind, preventing shadows on parks is a valid concern. But there are plenty of places to build in cities that don't cause shadows on parks.
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