Community-Centric Space Breaks Ground in Downtown Golden

GOLDEN – The new Calvary Episcopal Church Arapahoe Steps at Celebration Plaza in historic downtown Golden, broke ground recently. The Plaza, designed by award-winning Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas, will provide travelers, visitors and neighbors with a new public space that will accommodate festivals, art and farmers …


Anderson Park Renovation in Wheat Ridge Underway

DENVER – GH Phipps, 2018 ENR Top Contractor of the year, has started construction for the renovation of Anderson Park, a 28-acre community park located in the heart of Wheat Ridge. The renovation will include the installation of new metal wall panels, a new roof, updates to the locker rooms, a new …


OZ Architecture to Receive Innovation by Design Award

DENVER – RiNo-based OZ Architecture has been recognized by Fast Company — a progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design — as a finalist in its annual Innovation by Design Awards for 2018, in the Spaces, Places and Cities category for its design and master plan of the …


Groundbreaking: Legacy Ballroom, Westin Westminster

WESTMINSTER – The Westin Westminster recently broke ground on the new Legacy Ballroom that will add an additional 10,000 square feet of flexible event space when it opens in Spring 2019. The new ballroom will feature 18 foot high ceilings and can be used for events for up to 1,000 people, adding to …


Multi-Tenant Retail Development in Colorado Springs Nears Completion

COLORADO SPRINGS – Confluent Development, a Denver-based real estate investment and development firm, is nearing completion on an 8,265-square-foot multi-tenant retail development in Colorado Springs. Accommodating three tenants, the retail development will bring brands Snooze, an a.m. Eatery, and Bishops Cuts/Color to the Colorado Springs market. Located on the corner …


Fully Leased 16 Chestnut Building Now Complete

DENVER – East West Partners’ iconic Union Station office project 16 Chestnut has reached completion and is fully leased. Anchor tenant DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services, occupies approximately 345,000 square feet – including their own entrance and lobby – and is an expansion of the company’s current headquarters located across the …


KTGY-Designed Community Receives 2018 Multifamily Executive Grand Award

DENVER – A community designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Denver office has been recognized as part of the 2018 Multifamily Executive Awards program, which celebrates excellence within the multifamily industry. Solana Olde Town Station, a 352-unit rental community, received Grand recognition, the competition’s highest honor, in the Garden-Style Apartment category. In total, …


238-Unit Apartment Complex Coming to Denver’s Five Points

A 238-unit apartment complex is coming to 600 Park Ave. West in Five Points. According to plans submitted by the city, Kansas City-based Alsation Land Co. is the developer. 600 Park Avenue will be a 13-story building with 45 studio units, 147 one-bedroom units, and 46 two-bedroom units. Alsation purchased …


Groundbreaking: Railway Flats Multifamily Project in Loveland

LOVELAND — The first phase of McWHINNEY’s latest multifamily community in Loveland’s Centerra master-planned community broke ground this week Located in eastern Centerra off Sky Pond Drive and Centerra Parkway, the Railway Flats project is planned as two phases. Phase one will deliver 240 multifamily homes, consisting of a three-story, 297,331-square-foot multifamily …

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Q&A with Dynia Architects’ Founder and Design Director, Stephen Dynia

By Katie Rapone Stephen Dynia, FAIA, design director at Dynia Architects, founded the firm with the goal of making buildings and spaces inspired by the phenomena of nature, fueled by innovation, and motivated by the essence of architecture in society and culture. Known for his ability to push the design envelope, …