The community-driven planning process addresses land use, mobility, parks and recreational resources.
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City Planners to Roll Out Ideas for Land Use and Mobility in Denver Neighborhoods

DENVER — City planners are rolling out Denveright; a community-driven planning process that challenges the community to shape how we want to evolve in four key areas: land use, mobility, parks, and recreational resources. 11 Blueprint Denver workshops are currently underway to educate Denverites about the potential strategies for land use and transportation …

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Rendering of Larimer Square following proposed project completion.
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Denver’s Most Famous Block to be Revitalized

By Katie Rapone Pending approval from the city, Denver’s iconic Larimer Square will undergo a major revitalization over the next several years that will include work to preserve the existing infrastructure as well as the addition of two new buildings, to be built in the alleys behind Larimer Square. Jeff Hermanson, in …

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Lowry Affordable Apartments at Boulevard One.
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Affordable Lowry Apartments Top Out

DENVER – Pinkard Construction Company held a topping out ceremony last week for the 68,217-square-foot Lowry Apartments, a four-story mixed-income development,  at Lowry’s Boulevard One community. The Lowry project is currently transitioning from the structural phase to the finishes phase, with utilities, foundations, masonry cores, structural steel and structural framing complete. Mechanical, electrical, …

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Rendering of SugarSquare, courtesy of Semple Brown.
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SugarSquare Construction Nears Completion

By Katie Rapone SugarSquare is destined to be an iconic building in downtown Denver. The 4-story, 10,800-square-foot office building is only 25 feet by 100 feet — a case study for big design in a narrow urban space. Construction of this highly intricate building took a year and a half, …

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Washington's, courtesy of Tim O’Hara Photography Inc.
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Washington’s, a New Music Venue in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS — Washington’s, a new music venue in downtown Fort Collins, recently celebrated its grand opening on Feb 3. The Neenan Company, a fully integrated design-build firm based in Colorado, completed the redevelopment of the historic sandstone building that originally housed the warehouse portion of the Akin Building, planned by Montezuma Fuller in 1903. …

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Mortenson Construction sign their names on a metal beam adorned with a traditional pine tree and the American flag at UCHealth Highlands Ranch.
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Crews Raise Key Beam for UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

HIGHLANDS RANCH – Construction crews at the site of the future UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital celebrated a major milestone yesterday, signing their names on a metal beam adorned with a traditional pine tree and the American flag that was carefully raised and installed in one of the tallest spots of the …

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Oasis at Death Valley
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OZ Architecture Lead Major Renovation of Historic Resort in CA

DENVER – Though not well-known, award-winning, national architecture and design firm OZ Architecture, work on a lot of resort projects outside of ski towns. The firm is currently putting the finishing touches on one of the nation’s unique resort destinations: the Oasis at Death Valley, formerly known as the Furnace Creek Resort. The historic resort, …

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Platte Fifteen: One of the First Buildings in Denver to Use CLT

DENVER – Platte and 15th  Streets, formerly the home of Natural Grocers and Confluence Kayaks, will soon become the site for Platte Fifteen — a 151,736-square-foot mixed-use retail and restaurant space and 7,000-square-foot rooftop deck. Designed by OZ Architecture, developed by Crescent Real Estate, LLC and to be built by Adolfson …

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16th Street Mall Design, courtesy of the City and County of Denver.
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Redesign of 16th Street Mall will Improve Walkability

DENVER — Last week, the City and County of Denver and the Regional Transportation District (RTD) agreed on a design for reconstruction of the 16th Street Mall that would expand sidewalks for walking, café seating and other activities, and move transit lanes to the center or offset-center of each block. The goal …

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Renderings of Ivy, courtesy of MBR Studios.
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Boutique Condo Building Coming to LoHi

DENVER – A new boutique condo building is coming to the vibrant LoHi neighborhood of Denver. Located at 1809 W. 33rd Avenue, Ivy — developed by Elevation Capital Partners (“ECP”) —will be surrounded by a myriad of food, lifestyle and entertainment amenities. Pricing is projected to cover a wide range — from the low $300,000s …

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