Union Station, 1881The two groups vying to win the contract to redevelop Union Station are both missing the boat, says one reader. Instead of building off the concepts of the past, they need to look to the future, to the "one-off-thinking of today's youth and young adults."
Click here to see a larger image; it'll take a few seconds. The 16th Street Mall takes civil engineers for granite Imagine that the 16th Street Mall is Denver's smile, and that the granite pavers are the individual teeth that cost over a million dollars a year to floss, fill and cap. RTD is tired ... More >>
Saved by Colorado Preservation
Letters from the week of 10/25/2007
New lofts but no museum -- yet -- in the Platte Valley.
Two new landmarks with Mile High ambitions are coming online downtown.
A sculpture garden enriches Golden, but Bell Park may take its toll on Denver.
Additions to downtown's built environment and possible subtractions in the hinterlands.
Outsiders swoop in and threaten area landmarks -- as usual.
If you build it, they will come.
From the week of July 31, 2003
Letters from the issue of Thursday, May 29, 2003
Downtown's masterful modernist park is being destroyed.
Architects and architecture are in the news and on the walls of Denver's MCA.
An art sleuth trails Harry Bertoia to Denver, while Manuel Neri is caught in the act at Robischon.
Colorado's once and future governor wins points with bullets, not ballots.
Opportunities for art and architecture can be both found and lost amid city politics.
The Museum of Outdoor Arts lends some needed beauty to nowheresville.
Landmarks rise and fall in Denver.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Local architecture is celebrated by Historic Denver and the American Institute of Architects.
Edgar Britton's legacy is rediscovered.
Skyline Park may be headed for the same tragic fate as Currigan Hall.
This city for sale.
Like Water for Chocolate
Architecturally speaking, Denver is getting uglier by the minute.
Downtown architectural accomplishments are threatened by 'renovation'.
The expansion of the Colorado Convention Center promises to do more harm than good.
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