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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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