February 18, 2018 twright

Ringsby Realty Sells the Blake Street Vault Building

Ringsby Realty Sells the Blake Street Vault Building

The two-story building in LoDo that housed restaurant Blake Street Vault for a
decade has sold.

1526 Blake Street LLC purchased that address for $2.4 million, according to
property records.

The LLC is controlled by Buzz Calkins, according to NAI Shames Makovsky broker
Darrin Revious, who represented the buyer along with colleagues Ana Sandomire
and Kiley Crews.

Calkins led Denver-area gas station operator Bradley Petroleum prior to the
company’s early 2017 sale (https://businessden.com/2017/02/28/bradley-
petroleum-sold-to-idaho-chain/) to an Idaho-based chain. His other real estate
holdings include the Snarf’s Sandwiches building at 1290 S. Broadway.
He did not respond to a request for comment.

The Blake Street property was sold by American Costume Lofts LLC, which
purchased it in February 2007 for $1 million, according to records. The company
was formed by Tim Kilgannon, owner of restaurant Blake Street Vault, which
closed (https://theknow.denverpost.com/2017/12/26/bar-closings-blake-street-
vault-call-quits-nye-burnt-barrel-shutters/171118/) at the start of this year.
Alex Ringsby and Scott Patterson of Ringsby Real Estate represented the seller.
The 10,275-square-foot building, which includes a basement, was built in 1861
and renovated in 2008, according to the listing.

The second floor is currently leased to dairy-free protein bar company No Cow
becoming-cash-cow/), which previously operated as D’s Naturals.

The former restaurant space is available for lease at $33 to $35 per square foot per