Urban Land Institute

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Highland walking tour reveals strange changes: Kenny Be's Big Picture

    Everyone gets screwed in Lower Highland.​ Organized by the Discovery Series committee of the Urban Land Institute's Young Leaders Group, today's Highland walking tour will feature the architects, developers and builders who are causing the strange changes in an older neighborhood being replace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    History Colorado Center: peek inside the museum during ULI's Civic Center Ramble tomorrow

    ​For the past two years, the History Colorado Center has been going up at 12th Avenue and Broadway, but the public hasn't been allowed to see inside the state's new history museum -- until now. Tomorrow from 2 to 6:30 pm, the Urban Land Institute Colorado, a land-use research and education org ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: We're not in Kansas anymore

    Today's the last chance to vote for the next selection in the city's sixth One Book, One Denver reading program -- and no, despite the wacky weather lately, not to mention yesterday's funnel clouds over downtown Denver, the Wizard of Oz is not one of the possibilities. The 27 eligible books (which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    The Week Ahead: No storybook endings

    Now that we won't be spending the week buying our Birdman hair gel and getting our support-the-Nuggets tats, it's time to get back to reality. And there's plenty of that. Today marks the start of Denver's "Home Renovation Bonanza," a two-week period in which homeowners and licensed contractors ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Q&A with local scribe Dan Baum, author of Nine Lives

    How do you report on one of the most-covered events in recent U.S. history? That was the conundrum facing Boulder-based writer Dan Baum, then a New Yorker staff writer, when he arrived in New Orleans a few days after Hurricane Katrina. Baum and his wife and writing partner Margaret Knox's ultimate d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Buzz Geller dishes on the Bell Tower, mega-rich tenants and the lunacy of Denver's planning department

    The Bell Tower is the most talked-about building in Denver that's yet to be built. Ever since local real estate developer Buzz Geller proposed the strikingly angled 34-story condominium at the corner of Speer Boulevard and Market Street, folks have been buzzing about it -- some grumbling, while othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    Back to school with DPS

    Marilee Utter. Although Denver would seem to be all DNC, all the time, it appears that the city will carry on after August 28. Evidence of this came in an August 19 Rocky Mountain News story, which reported that the Urban Land Institute has recommended the DPS facility in the next block -- curren ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2008

    The View

    Nothing is set in stone, even on the landmarked Stoneman's Row. And the rest could be history.

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Evan Almighty

    It took a master plan — and a mastermind — to end the stalemate on downtown's worst block.

  • News

    November 30, 2006

    Change of Plans

    Once hailed as the perfect community, Northglenn is ready to fight for its life.

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Let the Buyer Beware

    Little meth house on the prairie.

  • Culture

    March 3, 2005

    Blind Justice

    Is building a jail as an extension of Denver's Civic Center really the right thing to do?

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    Hopin' for Business

    Ignoring skeptics, Denver pushes ahead with its plans to bail out a convention-center hotel. Will anyone check in?

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Scenes from a Sprawl

    The citizens of Berthoud thought they could control how fast their town grew. The developers had other ideas.

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Dripped Dry

    As metro cities buy up high country water rights, Park County's ranching heritage is evaporating.

  • News

    September 5, 1996

    Conventional Wisdom

    The Colorado Convention Center is nearly brand-new--and according to Denver's civic boosters, it's already too small