Monthly Archives: February 2016

Recommendations for West Colfax

In case you missed it… On Thursday, February 25th a panel of experts assembled from around the country to give a community presentation regarding their recommendations on next steps for West Colfax. The recommendations were compiled over three days of tours, interviews, and group study/discussion sessions. This 4-day workshop was facilitated by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use—a joint program of ULI and the National League of cities. The Rose Center’s annual program provides technical assistance to big cities on an urban redevelopment challenge of their choosing. … Read More

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Rose Center for Public Leadership Presents a forum on the Future of West Colfax- 2/25, free to attend!

Join the discussion about the future of West Colfax! Thursday, February 25, 2016 || 9am-11am Denver City & County Building, 1437 Bannock St., Parr-Widener Room, 3rd Fl, Denver, CO 80202 Hear recommendations from a panel of experts assembled from around the country by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use—a joint program of ULI and the National League of cities—for how Denver can attract private investment to West Colfax that also supports existing residents and businesses as well as the corridor’s identity, and join the discussion at this … Read More

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Which Way for Federal Boulevard?

Some 2.5 miles of Federal Boulevard has been under scrutiny by ULI experts and stakeholders to see how such an automobile-dominated commercial strip can be transformed into a healthy corridor with options for safe walking and cycling, along with access to healthy food and new economic opportunities. Ten months of study culminated with a visit from nine ULI experts from January 19-21. Led by urban designer James Moore of Tampa, Florida, this group toured Federal Boulevard from I-70 in Denver, through Adams County to 72nd Street in Westminster. More than … Read More

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