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Once a fun Aspen bar, now a sterile bank

Survivors of the ‘70s in Aspen remember the Paragon as the geographical center of Aspen’s party scene. A bar and disco that were the site of innumerable hookups, countless drug deals and dancing till 2 a.m. in your ski boots. Now the place is going to be … a bank.

The transformation of Aspen is complete.

Marina Rainer


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