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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 …

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Elevated Promenade Opens at Denver’s RiNo ArtPark

A new elevated promenade adjacent to the South Platte River is the latest addition to RiNo ArtPark. Opening to the public on July 14, the 400-foot-long platform wends its way beside the river, offering verdant views of the park, waterway and surrounding neighborhoods for seated and strolling visitors. The promenade …

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City of Arvada Selects Dig Studio to Lead Olde Town Arvada Strategic Reinvestment Plan

The City of Arvada has engaged Denver-based landscape architecture, urban planning and design firm Dig Studio on a Strategic Reinvestment Plan that includes the development of a shared 20-year vision for Olde Town Arvada, as well as a study into the feasibility of permanently maintaining street closures that have created a …

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Confluence Establish Digital Studio in Denver

Nationally recognized landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm Confluence have created a dedicated digital studio, led by Justin Clark and Daniel Tal, FASLA, out of the firm’s Denver office. The new studio, which will serve all nine Confluence offices nationally, will help bring projects to life with detailed digital 3D …

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The “State of Green” in Denver

Cities and urban planners are becoming aware of the critical importance of considering how to make their cities greener. One of the primary reasons for increasing green areas is as a measure against the pressure of heat and extreme weather that is brought about by global warming. It is also …

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Mile High Climber: Sara Bonacquist, Associate with Design Workshop

Mile High CRE is excited to announce that August’s Mile High Climber is Sara Bonacquist, associate with Design Workshop. Mile High Climbers are industry professionals who are new to their field or are in the early years of the profession. They innovate, inspire, collaborate, and take risks. They are future …

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McWhinney Strengthens Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Living at Centerra

By David Crowder and Celeste Smith At Centerra, the 3,000-acre master-planned community in Loveland, giving back and supporting impactful community engagements are key principles that help strengthen its connection to the broader Northern Colorado region. McWhinney, as the master developer of Centerra, continually looks for opportunities to support those in need while engaging …

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Centerra Metro District Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainable Initiatives

Centerra Metro District strives to positively impact the planet, not just for Earth Day but every day of the year. Throughout the last several years, the Metro District has launched a series of sustainability initiatives to conserve water and encourage the use of alternative transportation. Water Conservation Through partnerships with …

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Taylor Kohrs Constructs New Park in Thornton 

Colorado-based general contractor Taylor Kohrs recently began construction of a 2.3-acre park located at 88th & Santa Fe Drive in Thornton. The ADA-compliant park, constructed for the City of Thornton and designed by Design Concepts, will feature a zip line, playground, custom-made soccer pitch, synthetic turf areas, shade structure, detention …

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