A recent CBS News story
focused on Punch Bowl Social
's reuse of the old control tower at Stapleton.
Every state in the U.S. has at least one abandoned airport, but now their runways, terminals and control towers are becoming a new destination for innovation.
Robert Thompson, a businessman, is one such innovator. Thompson told CBS News' Mark Albert that he is turning an airport in Denver that was once called the "Union Station of the air" into a different kind of center of action.
In its heyday, the Stapleton International Airport, named after a former Denver mayor, was the site of passenger flights that landed and took to the air from its three runways. It was even visited by the famed Amelia Earhart.
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