anschutz medical campus

Virgil Berry and Laurence Chambers, Homeless veterans, sit on a bench during a voter registration drive for the homeless on Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016 at MLK Library.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

Efforts to construct a veterans housing complex near the former military hospital were for years met with indifference at the state level until a pair of former state lawmakers helped pass a bill during last year’s legislative session that called for the construction of a housing facility at the north Aurora plot, Hogan said

Elaine Granata, head gardener at the University of Colorado Hospital garden, harvests kale on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the back of the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

The 1,500-plus-square-foot urban garden sits just north of the hospital’s Anschutz Inpatient Pavillion, in the shadow of towering hospital and research buildings on the Anschutz Medical Campus. And in the garden’s first year it’s already sent several pounds of fresh produce to the hospital’s Food and Nutrition Services department.