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The boards will soon come down at the building that used to house El Diablo and Sketch restaurants in Baker. Zocalo Community Development will develop the boarded-up First Avenue Hotel on Broadway into much needed affordable housing units with... more

Cap Hill Business News

In September 2016, when the owner of the building at 500 S. Broadway decided not to renew the lease, tenant Caboose Hobbies was forced to move. The hobby store, which according to The Guinness Book of World Records is... more

South Denver Business News

In 1970, Denver was a city turned toward the future. The oil and gas industry was booming, the federal government was expanding and city planners were paving the way toward a new, modern city. This development boom often came at the expense of the... more

South Denver Lifestyle

As the Denver landscape continues to change and new residents clamor for housing, historic buildings are narrowly escaping the wrecking ball. This month is about developers who see the beauty in Denver’s historic buildings and strive to preserve... more

Cap Hill Business News

Denver Public Schools (DPS) still owns the shuttered Rosedale Elementary School building, and one idea is to use the building to create an affordable housing option for teachers. A community input survey recently closed; results are expected soon. more

South Denver Education News

Much discussion is swirling around the Rosedale Elementary School building at East Iliff and South Sherman Street, which has been empty since 2006. Denver Public Schools (DPS) is considering “up-cycling” Rosedale as affordable housing for teachers... more

South Denver Business News

Becoming a cultural hub comes at a price. After five years of fundraising, which includes funds from the General Obligation Bond, the $150 million needed for the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) North Building Project and state-of-the-art Welcome Center... more

Cap Hill Business News

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

What’s up with the First Avenue Hotel on Broadway? Vacant since 2013 when El Diablo restaurant moved out, this fine old lady, built between 1907 and 1909 by the incredibly prolific Fleming brothers, sold last year for $6.55 million. The developer... more

South Denver Business News

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

On July 12, Mayor Hancock approved the inclusion of Buchtel Boulevard pedestrian and bike improvements between the DU and Colorado Boulevard light rail stations in this year’s GO Bond, which will be put to voters in November. The site design... more

South Denver Business News

Demolition happened and construction began long ago at 1360 Vine St., and what formerly stood on the lot is a fuzzy memory. A sign on the corner indicates townhomes are in pre-sale. Cindy Wofford of Koelbel Urban Homes says construction of 14... more

Cap Hill Business News

Living on walkable Capitol Hill, one is bound to run into somebody doing terrific things. On one such occasion, I ran into Kevin Delk of Two-Fisted Mario's, Double Daughter's and Beatrice & Woodsley fame. He was entering the site at 13th Avenue... more

Cap Hill Business News

After many years and several owners, the weed farm that comprises six city lots at Asbury Avenue between South Downing and South Marion Streets is finally showing signs of construction. Residents might remember that, for many years, a trailer... more

South Denver Business News

If you’re hoping Denver's real estate market will get more affordable, it might burst your bubble to learn the housing shortage could persist for some time. more

South Denver Business News

The Denver “home tour movement” has grown in the last several years. There have always been tours in neighborhoods like Wash Park and Park Hill, but recently Uptown, Baker and Virginia Village are just a couple of the neighborhoods that have... more

Neighborhood News and Notes 1 Comments

A new 24-unit condominium project will break ground in July at 950-958 Lincoln St. It will replace three long-vacant houses and construction will take about 12 months. The developer, Oyster International, has dubbed the project the Satori... more

Cap Hill Business News

LIFE staff believe in community and community building and hope readers find this information relevant. Want to see your organization featured here? Email editor@lifeoncaphill.com. This month: Congress Park, Uptown on the Hill, Doors Open Denver more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Profile staff believe in community and community building and hope readers find this information relevant. Want to see your organization featured here? Email editor@lifeoncaphill.com. This month: University Park, Doors Open Denver and Audubon more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Current owners of two buildings at Colfax Avenue and Downing Street—including the former Smiley's Laundromat—went before neighbors late January to re-engage the community on what the new development will look like. Tim Bertoch, Vice President of... more

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