I've never been a big fan of the City & County of Denver when it comes to architectural and artistic decisions. They've repeatedly dropped the ball on everything from I.M. Pei's Zeckendorf Plaza, which was demolished in 1996, to the proposed destruction of Civic Center Park's beauty in 2006, to runn ... More >>
Mayor John Hickenlooper and Erin Trapp, director of the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs will announce today -- from New York, no less -- that Denver will host a biennial art extravaganza beginning in 2010. (The pair is in the Big Apple for a confab of the tourist press.) The idea, which has been k ... More >>
From the word go, the as-yet-unnamed Denver justice center project, just west of the U.S. Mint on Colfax Avenue, has been a disappointment. First, starchitect Steven Holl, who was designing the courthouse portion of the complex, was dismissed -- though paid in full -- over cost estimate overruns tha ... More >>
Buildings for the future.
The greater Civic Center has delivered a one-two punch to the mayor's ambitions.
Now showing, Steven Holl -- for one night.
Concerns about the Justice Center and the Civic Center, plus a Bronx cheer for Rick Ashton.
Daniel Libeskind muses over the first new museum building of the 21st century.
Discouraging words are seldom heard at the Denver Art Museum and Robischon Gallery.
DAM director Lewis Sharp shows that there's more to the job than knowing what to hang.