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Colorado’s Largest Hotel Is Expanding, And It Isn’t Even Opened Yet

For the past couple of years, Denverites and Aurorians have been hearing a lot about the new Gaylord Hotel and Resort currently being constructed near Tower Road and Pena Boulevard.  The hotel will have 1,501 rooms and feature a convention center, a luxury spa, and a huge indoor/outdoor water park the likes we could only dream of […]

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Trump still has hotel plans for Denver

In our last post (available here), we told you about Trump’s plans for Denver Union Station and a subsequent hotel and condo tower when Union Station didn’t pan out.  As reported by The Denver Post last month, Trump’s team doesn’t seem to be done with Denver.  In January Trump and his team announced the were […]

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Donald Trump’s bid to redevelop Denver Union Station

Donald Trump could have been the proud owner of Denver’s historic Union Station.  According to articles from The Denver Post and Westword, Donald Trump was one of the 11 bids submitted in 2005 to the redevelopment team in charge of the Denver Union Station Project.  Trump and his team submitted their proposal shortly before the […]

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Could Target be coming to downtown Denver?

UPDATE: Denver City Council has approved a $4 Million tax package to help draw Target into the downtown area.  More information available here. Target, after years of rumors, may finally be coming to downtown Denver.  When Denver’s 16th Street Mall first opened in 1982, it had no less than half a dozen department stores along the […]

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Denver International Airport is spending over $11 million dollars on a welcome to Denver sign.

Denver International Airport, in conjunction with Panasonic, is about to spend over $11 million dollars on a “welcome to Denver” sign.  While the price tag may be formidable, so is the welcome. The sign is expected to be nearly a quarter of a mile long and fully lit with LEDs.  Panasonic, who just opened a […]

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Let’s take the 15 Bus down East Colfax. No, seriously.

RTD’s bus route 15 is infamous in Denver for being the seediest route in the public transportation system.  After all, it does serve Colfax Street, which Playboy magazine famously called “The longest, wickedest street in America.”  With all the investment RTD has done in Denver since 2000, many people are wondering why nothing has been […]

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Freeways here, freeways there, freeways everywhere part 2.

In our last post (and our first post) we looked at a number of freeway proposals which Denver considered in the 1960s.  While the concept of new freeways has mostly fallen out of favor, we still have to deal with our existing infrastructure.  One of the biggest and oldest freeways in Denver is Interstate 70 […]

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Freeways here, freeways there, freeways everywhere.

Interstate 70 is scheduled to begin a four to six year rebuild early next year.  The rebuild will stretch from the I-25/I-70 interchange (known to the natives as “The Mousetrap”) to Chambers road just East of I-225 in Aurora.  This will expand the freeway to an eventual five lanes in each direction, more than doubling […]

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Welcome to Could Be Denver!

This is the excerpt for your very first post.

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