DENVER, Colo (Mar. 3)
Golda Meir’s former residence here has again received a temporary reprieve from the wrecking ball.
A hearing scheduled to explore the fate of the house was postponed, and the City and County of Denver agreed to advertise aggressively for the next 60 days for bids to move the house from the city’s Sanderson Gulch Park, where it sits on steel beams, in disrepair.
City officials and members of the local Golda Meir Memorial Association have argued whether the house can be moved safely. This action by the city to entertain bids for moving the structure is seen as a small victory by the Association, according to its president, Mel Cohen.
Golda Meir resided in the duplex in 1913-14. Cohen stated that Mrs. Meir noted on more than one occasion that it was during her years in Denver that her interest in Zionism was sparked.