Entries by Third Street

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Welcome to the Third Street Center

A nonprofit community center serving Carbondale and the region. Our story is really three different stories. The building’s story begins with the Carbondale Elementary School. It was built in 1961 and added onto each decade that followed, resulting in the building that is today the Third Street Center. The second story is the transformation from […]

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Our Coffee Shop has a new name . . .

As of December 1, 2018 Cilundu Coffee is now Blue Spruce Coffee! Blue Spruce is operated by the same people in the same space adjacent to the Chamber of Commerce just as you enter the Third Street Center.  Same great coffee too! The coffee shop opened on May 22, 2017 as Lance Norton, Pastor of […]

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We have a new name for the old gym

We can finally stop explaining that our gym really isn’t a gym. :O) Continuing to call the space “the gym” was, err  . . . problematic as the space is even less like a gym after the addition of the windows. Our new chosen name, “Community Hall,” had to wait until we got a new sign for it. […]

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Women’s Restroom Renovation Complete

It took longer than expected to get to the renovation, but as one user commented, “it was worth the wait.” This Restroom Renovation Project is possible through a grant from the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease District to the Town of Carbondale/Third Street Center. Let us know if you would like to help us duplicate […]


We’re Powered by the Sun

One goal of renovating the Carbondale Elementary School into the Third Street Center as to make the building much more resource efficient. The addition of skylight, solar tubes, efficient light fixture, and two 50 kW solar arrays has lowered electrical demand while turning Third Street Center into a mini renewable energy power plant. Today, Third […]