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Improving Social, Physical and Emotional Health Through Intentional Design

By Laurel Raines, Dig Studio, president | founder A national competition sponsored by Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) in 2012 invited the design community to “re-imagine play” and help radically transform Denver’s playgrounds. By liberating play equipment from typical defined bubbles of space and spreading play opportunities throughout park environments, people of all …

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RiNo Art District Seeks Funding for Development of RiNo Art Park

The RiNo Art District is currently seeking funding for the development of the RiNo Art Park in River North. The three-acre park will be located at 35th and Arkins Court and will become a hub for recreation, creativity, learning, dining and entertainment. Collegiate Peaks Bank has secured $3 million in construction financing for refurbishment of the existing vacant …

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Pinkard Construction Begins Thornton Recreation Center Renovation

The City of Thornton, Pinkard Construction and Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC), have begun renovations of the Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center. The newly renovated recreation center will total 11,873 square feet, with an estimated design and construction cost of $13 million. The completed facility will include a new six-lane lap pool with …

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Mortenson Completes $47.4M Recreation Modification at Chatfield Reservoir  

Mortenson, a top-20 U.S. builder, developer, and engineering services provider with nearly four decades of experience in Colorado, today announced substantial completion on the $47.4 million Chatfield Storage Reallocation – Recreation Modification Project. Upon final approval requirements from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the project will have created an …

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Centerra to Welcome NORCO Volleyball Club

Centerra, McWHINNEY’s award‐winning 3,000‐acre master‐planned community located in Loveland, joins NORCO Volleyball Club in announcing its relocation into the master-planned community. The Rocky Mountain region’s premier volleyball club will expand into a 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art volleyball gym, planned to open in the fall of 2020. NORCO Volleyball Club’s relocation from its …

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Iconic Denver Apartment Community Completes $1.2M Renovation

DENVER — Spyglass Hill Apartments — an iconic 573-unit Denver apartment community, serving approximately 1,500 residents — has completed a $1.2 million, two-phase renovation project that includes a new luxury open space and community center. Built in the 1970s, Spyglass Hill was purchased by Arel Capital in 2016 and is managed by …

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Vail Resorts Inc. to Further Invest in Colorado Ski Resorts

BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts, Inc. recently announced its plans to invest approximately $175 million to $180 million in the guest experience, in time for the 2019-20 winter ski and snowboard season across its network of 18 resorts. This latest investment is in addition to approximately $150 million invested for this season, bringing …

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TAVA Waters Debuts Renovated Capitol Clubhouse

DENVER – TAVA Waters, an apartment community located at 9099 E.Mississippi Ave., formerly known as The Breakers Resort, recently completed a year-long, multi-million dollar renovation of The Capitol, formerly the Catamaran Club, which re-opened to residents on October 19. The 30,000-square-foot facility, that has long been the community’s primary amenity, …

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City Park Golf Course Redesign Makes Progress

DENVER – Golf Professional, and three-time U.S. Open winner, Hale Irwin is providing key design input on the City Park Golf Course Redesign project. Irwin recently visited with City Park golf architect Todd Schoeder, ASGCA Associate and the program team to provide his professional insight to the playability and strategy of …

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Construction of Denver Tennis Park Now Complete

DENVER – The construction of Denver Tennis Park, located at 1560 South Franklin Street, is now complete. The new facility is the first publicly accessible youth-centered indoor/outdoor tennis facility in the Denver region and features seven indoor courts and six outdoor courts. Hord Coplan Macht is the architect for the project and PCL …

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