Customers line up on March 21 for the opening of Colorado’s first Shake Shack at 30th and Larimer streets in Denver.
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Shake Shack’s plans to build a Boulder location at 1680 29th St. are poised to move forward.

The chain restaurant is a modern-day “roadside” burger stand serving a classic American menu of burgers, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries, shakes, frozen custard, beer and wine,” according to Shake Shack website.

An amendment to the approved site plan to allow the demolition of the existing building (formerly Cantina Laredo) and construction of a new 3,525-square-foot restaurant with a 680-square-foot outdoor patio along Canyon Boulevard was a call-up agenda item in the Boulder Planning Board’s Thursday meeting.

Site review amendments are subject to a 14-day call-up period (which in this case runs through Monday) during which Planning Board members can call the item for a public hearing.

“In this case, Planning Board members did not have any questions and did not discuss the site review amendment,” said Meghan Wilson, communication manager for Public Works and Planning for Boulder.

Shake Shack will need will need permits for demolition and construction after the plans are approved.

In November, the restaurant chain, which has hundreds of locations, announced plans to come to Boulder. Boulder would be Shake Shack’s third location in Colorado; others are in Denver and Highlands Ranch.

The New York City-based restaurant chain “started as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan to support the Madison Square Park Conservancy’s first art installation,” the company reported in documents submitted to the city last year.

“In keeping with Shake Shack’s commitment to green architecture and eco-friendly construction, the Boulder Shack will be constructed with recycled and sustainable materials. Booths will be made from lumber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, and table tops will be made from reclaimed bowling alley lanes,” Meg Castranova, manager of brand communications for Shake Shack, said in an email in November.

A  projected opening date for the Boulder Shake Shack has not yet been announced.

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