Mayor Michael Hancock's cabinet is finally complete. Late last week, he announced that he had hired a planning director to fill the slot that Peter Park left in mid-2011: Rocky Piro, a native of Denver who's been working in Washington State. And one of the first things Piro should plan to do is sit ... More >>
From my window on the edge of Highland, I can see the headlights of all the cars racing by on I-25, the psychedelic Ferris wheel at Elitch's, the glowing signs of Xcel, the Sheraton, Century Link and even a church stretching across downtown and the Platte Valley. But Sports Authority Field at ... More >>
Opinions on the proposed signage upgrade at Sports Authority Field at Mile High remain split. On the same day the city's Community Planning and Development Board issued a statement approving the changes, the Sloan's Lake Citizens' Group voted to oppose them -- just like every other registered neigh ... More >>
In its February newsletter, under the headline "PROPOSED SPORTS AUTHORITY SIGNS CONTROVERSIAL," local neighborhood organization the Sloan's Lake Citizens' Group encourages its membership to write the city in response to the potential additions to Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Because o ... More >>
After more than a year of study, the Denver Food Action Task Force delivered a report to a city council committee yesterday detailing what can be done to put gardens of eating in the city's current food deserts, including streamlining the permitting process for grocery stores. And the city co ... More >>
Denver's zoning code update, a project in the works for a half-dozen years, finally gets a public airing at a Denver Planning Board meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Wellington E. Webb Building, 201 West Colfax Avenue. Planning staffers will also be on hand from noon to 3 p.m. to answer any ques ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon, I posted a note from Marcus Pachner, informing members of the CBHD -- the stakeholders' group working with Shea Properties on its redevelopment of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences campus -- that Denver City Council's public hearing to consider landmark ... More >>
Ruby Hill-area residents want to protect their views from eleven-story utility poles, but Xcel thinks it has the juice.
Soon enough, there will be a new landmark on the bluff overlooking Interstate 25 just south of Speer Boulevard: Pinnacle Station, a multi-unit apartment complex planned by developer A.G. Spanos. The project, located in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, will certainly be nicer than the site’s curr ... More >>
The Hilltop neighborhood and DeBoers property prove that historic preservation is threatened.
Jefferson Park is being touted as the next Highland, and developers are taking notice -- but not all of the attention is appreciated.
A gamble helped the rebirth of Colfax