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Closing Wynkoop To Cars Could Give Denver Its First True Pedestrian Only Plaza featured image

Closing Wynkoop To Cars Could Give Denver Its First True Pedestrian Only Plaza

Denver’s Union Station underwent a $500 million renovation as part of Denver’s FasTracks project, opening in 2014. It immediately became the crown jewel of downtown Denver. The station and the immediate surrounding area has everything, from shops to hotels, restaurants to office space.  Oh, and there are trains now.  By the time RTD’s North Line […]

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Colorado Rockies Agree To Stay In Coors Field and Develop Empty Lot At 20th and Wazee. featured image

Colorado Rockies Agree To Stay In Coors Field and Develop Empty Lot At 20th and Wazee.

Admittedly, this shouldn’t surprise anyone. The Colorado Rockies weren’t looking to leave Denver, and none of Denver’s suburbs were courting them. The Aurora Rockies were never suggested. None the less, the Colorado Rockies will continue to call Coors Field home. The original lease agreement, signed when the stadium first opened in 1995, was for 22 […]

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21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop. featured image

21st and Wynkoop Streets Will Become Part of Denver’s New Pedestrian and Cyclist-Friendly Downtown Loop.

Downtown is full of bustling city streets moving cars and buses across Lodo and the Central Business District. Most streets downtown are one-way streets, with three, four, or even five lanes clogging up with traffic during the rush hour. This makes 21st Street and Wynkoop Street look like small neighborhood side streets. Both of these […]

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Denver Approves $4 Million in Tax Incentives for Possible Downtown Target Store

In an update to our earlier story, Denver City Council approved a huge tax incentive package this past week which would benefit Target and Sixteen Cal LLC, the owners of the location of the planned Target store at the intersection of the 16th Street Mall and California Street.  If the plan becomes reality, it would […]

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The Nine (Now 11) Skyscrapers Over 300 Feet That Are Planned, Proposed, or Under Construction in Downtown Denver featured image

The Nine (Now 11) Skyscrapers Over 300 Feet That Are Planned, Proposed, or Under Construction in Downtown Denver

UPDATE (10 and 11): A Miami-based developer just announced plans to construct a MASSIVE condo project at 19th and Arapahoe which will take up the Southren half of the block which is currently a parking lot.  The condo proposal will feature a staggering 800 units in two 40 floor towers.  This project is in the […]

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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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Freeways here, freeways there, freeways everywhere. featured image

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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