McWhinney and Prism Places to Share Redevelopment Concepts for Revitalization of Foothills Mall

On Saturday, April 15, McWhinney and Prism Places will share their initial ideas tied to the adaptive reuse vision for Foothills Mall’s future redevelopment, during a community open house. Potential design concepts for the project, which include the enclosed mall, several free-standing single and multi-tenant buildings, as well as metro district-owned parking …


Stream Restoration Underway at Miller’s Landing

The development team for Miller’s Landing — one of Southeast Denver’s newest, mixed use commercial development projects —  announced that restoration work is underway to address stream degradation within the property’s gulch. Implementing a plan by WaterVation, the work will help to attend to damage caused by more than 63 …


Norris Design Wins Six National Association of Home Builders Awards

Norris Design, a national planning, landscape architecture and branding firm, was recently recognized with three NAHB The Nationals Awards, two NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Awards, and one Best in American Living Award at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The Nationals Awards program is NAHB’s largest and most prestigious awards program, recognizing …


McWhinney Honored With National Design Awards

McWhinney recently won three platinum awards for its Kinston Hub in the 2022 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The awards were announced on Feb. 1 during the 2023 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The awards were all platinum in all …

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“Yes for Parks and Homes” Launches Campaign for April Ballot

 Just one day after a supermajority of Denver’s City Council moved the future of the Park Hill Golf Course to a city-wide vote, “Yes for Parks and Homes” has officially launched as the supporting issue campaign. With the Council’s 11-2 decision, the opportunity to help solve Denver’s affordable housing crisis …


BMC Reactivates The Garden @ St Paul 

What once was a retail destination filled with shops and a fun nightclub, became a bit of a ghost town as the space above went under development. The St Paul Collection is now a beautiful addition to Cherry Creek’s landscape, adding residential units which have increased the consumer base in …

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City Council Adopts Park Hill Golf Course Area Plan

Denver City Council members voted 10-3 on Monday night to adopt the Park Hill Golf Course Small Area Plan proposed by the Departments of Community Planning and Development and Denver Parks and Recreation. Denver voters in a potential future citywide election will now have reliable city guidance for what would happen …


Berthoud Adaptive Park Project Approaches Halfway Fundraising Goal

Berthoud, Colo., is getting a wheelchair-accessible playground, thanks to colorado-based nonprofit Can’d Aid. Today, Can’d Aid’s Berthoud Adaptive Park Project is celebrating Colorado Gives Day. The park will be Berthoud’s first public inclusive playground and a destination for children and parents of all abilities. Colorado-based nonprofit Can’d Aid, whose mission is …


1,800 Residential Units Proposed for 74-Acre Site Near DIA

A development proposal for approximately 1,800 units of rental apartments and townhomes and up to 50,000 square feet of retail/commercial is currently under review for a 74+/- acre parcel of land in the airport submarket. According to a Large Development Review Application submitted on September 21 by Norris Design, Denver SPUR project will feature …

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Westside Submits Proposal for Denver’s Fourth-Largest Park

By Katie Rapone On July 13, Glendale-based Westside Investment Partners submitted a development concept plan for the redevelopment of Denver’s Park Hill Golf Course. Westside purchased the 155-acre property in 2019 for $24 million. Based on community input and preliminary recommendations, Westside is proposing mixed-use neighborhoods connected by 100 acres …