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Assisted Living/Affordable Housing Project Planned for Arapahoe Square

On March 5, 2020, Christopher Carvell Architects submitted a Site Design and Massing Submittal on behalf of developer, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, for a nine-story residential development located at 2175 California in downtown Denver’s Arapahoe Square, a site that is currently a surface parking lot. The building will accommodate the Stout Street Recuperative …


13-Unit Apartment Building Breaks Ground in Capitol Hill

DIRC Homes, a boutique builder focusing on urban infill and transit-oriented developments in Colorado — in partnership with Denver-based KRMN Investments, LLC, and Pivotal Architecture PC — broke ground this week on Capitol Hill’s newest multifamily project, Mullen Flats. “We are excited to work with new partners in the market …


R+B Named Architect for the New Digital Fabrication Lab at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass

Rowland+Broughton Architecture/Urban Design/Interior Design has been selected as the architect on the new Digital Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) project at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. Over its 54-year history, Anderson Ranch Arts Center has had a history of embracing innovative new technologies and incorporating them into the arts …


Luxury Townhomes for Sale at 9th and Colorado

Sales are underway at Ella CityHomes, the first for-sale property on the buzzing 26-acre multi-million dollar neighborhood at 9th and Colorado (9+Co). The vibrant work-live-play community offers luxury urban living amongst 2020s most anticipated restaurants, boutique retail, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, innovative office space, and more. Private showings will launch on May …


Local Developer Unveils Waterfront Community

Highland Development Company (HDC) is preparing to unveil its latest waterfront community in Denver. Berkley Shores is nestled between Berkeley and West Highlands, adjacent to Lake Pomponio and Clear Creek Valley Park, providing residents with a relaxing retreat from downtown Denver while still maintaining quick access to the city. The community …


Healthcare Design Solutions to Prepare for a Pandemic

By Bob Mooney, senior architect, The Neenan Company The healthcare industry is grappling with countless challenges in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the influx of patients creating capacity concerns for facilities to an overworked workforce and a limited supply of medical equipment. Many areas of the business are feeling the strain …

Curtis Fentress

Fentress Architects Founder Receives Honorary Doctorate

Curtis Fentress, founder and principal in Charge of Design for Fentress Architects, was conferred with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from North Carolina State University on December 18, 2019, at the fall commencement ceremony. Honorary degrees represent NC State’s highest recognition of outstanding and distinguished contributions to scholarship, creativity, …


Architect of the Month: Rachael Johnson, AIA, SmithGroup

Colorado native Rachael Johnson, AIA, EDAC, is an architect at SmithGroup, a 1300 employee, integrated design firm with 15 offices in the U.S. and China, including the firm’s newest office in Denver—a welcome base in the Intermountain West, better positioning the firm to serve regional clients that include the University of …


Apartments Proposed to Replace Denver Pharmaceutical Plant

Austin-based Cypress Real Estate Advisors Inc. that provides real estate investment management and advisory services in the U.S., has proposed a 359-unit apartment project at 301 S.Cherokee St. in Denver. The site is currently occupied by an industrial plant owned by a pharmaceutical company that manufactures generic drugs. The plant has non-historic status, according …


Rowland+Broughton Architecture Selected for New Aspen Art Center Project

Rowland+Broughton Architecture is serving as Architect of Record with Jeffrey Berkus Architects, for the new Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies on the Aspen Institute campus in Aspen. Located on the south side of the campus and adjacent to the Boettcher Building, for which R+B is leading an architectural renovation, the …