Gardens on Spring Creek

Fort Collins, CO


Fort Collins, CO

Project Size

6,500 SQ. FT.

Project Timeline

15 Months, Design & Construction

Year Completed


Elder Construction is the Design-Build prime contractor for The Gardens on Spring Creek Visitor’s Center & Butterfly Pavilion Addition.  Our design-build team worked with The City of Fort Collins, The Gardens on Spring Creek, and Butterfly Pavilion to build a permanent North American butterfly housUS Green Building Council Gold Badgee in Fort Collins and expand their current Visitors Center. The Butterfly Pavilion Conservatory houses up to 400 free-flying North American butterflies with thousands of blooming flowers.

The project is 6,500 SQ. FT. and includes

  • Remodeling the existing building while keeping the Gardens on Spring Creek team operational.
  • Adding a 4,500 SQ. FT. addition for the butterfly conservatory a larger visitor-friendly lobby, community meeting room, and offices.

”Elder Construction’s team did a great job… Working in an occupied renovation is challenging for all involved. We appreciated Elder’s flexibility to keep our team operational during construction. Their proactive communication and 100% onsite supervision during construction made all the difference.”   – Michelle Provaznik, Director