The Broadmoor gives the city a total of 460.5 acres valued at $3,611,200, which averages $7,842 per acre:
• Two parcels beneath the Manitou Incline, 156.4 acres, $1,282,500, or $8,200 per acre.
• Land near Bear Creek Regional Park, 9 acres, $1,400,000, or $155,556 per acre.
• Land around Mount Muscoco, including the overlook, 208 acres, $634,000, or $3,048 per acre.
• Barr Trail connector easement, 8.6 acres, $35,600, or $4,140 per acre.
• Two segments of Chamberlain Trail easements, 78.5 acres, $259,100, or $3,301 per acre.
The city gives The Broadmoor a total of 189.55 acres valued at $2,161,000, which averages $11,401 per acre.
• Strawberry Fields open space, 189 acres, $1,581,000, or $8,365 per acre.
• Parking lot near base of Manitou Incline and Cog Railway, .55 of an acre, $580,000, or $1,054,545 per acre.
About these values, provided by the city of Colorado Springs: The city refuses to release the land appraisals referred to here, although the open-records law allows it. Some residents dispute the assigned values. The city has ordered an appraisal review by a third party, though the review will look only at "restricted" reports on the city tracts. The city has refused to comment about that. Also, the city referred to Strawberry Fields as the "North Cheyenne Cañon Park Disposal Project" when communicating with the appraiser.
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