June 1st, 2008 - Posted in Press
Little Man Ice Cream Can
If you’ve been down behind the Olinger building recently, you may have noticed what looks like a giant tin can on the corner of 30th and Tejon. This unusual structure will soon be home to The Little Man Ice Cream Can, our very own neighborhood ice cream shop.
I asked Paul Tamburello, who is a real estate broker with Distinctive Properties and the man responsible for turning the old Olinger mortuary into one of the busiest retail spots in Highland, what inspired im
to open the shop. “My grandfather owned a novelty and ice cream store in Chicago in the 1930’s. It has always been in my blood,” he said…read full article.
May 18th, 2008 - Posted in Press
A Scoop of Nostalgia
A giant milk can being built in Denver’s Highland neighborhood will serve up nostalgia, as well as ice cream.
“It’s roadside vernacular-type architecture,” said Paul Tamburello, who is developing the project designed by architect Ted Schultz. “It’s like eating a hot dog inside of a big Coney Island hot dog.”
Western Steel and Boiler Co. made the can, now on site at 2620 16th St., west of the LoHi Marketplace. The company is working on the lid for the store, to be called Little Man Ice Cream.
“There are very few shops in town that can bend half-inch or three-quarter-inch steel,” Tamburello said…read full article.