The Five Best Street-Art Events in Denver in September

BY LINDSEY BARTLETT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 Elle Street Art painting a fresh mural on September 12 for Colorado Crush 2016. September should just be called urban art month in the Mile High City because there are so many amazing, mural-centered events over the next few weeks.  The biggest and best is always saved for the […]

Denver Housing Authority planning 10-story HQ

BURL ROLETT SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 The new headquarter’s lot sits across from the Buckhorn Exchange restaurant and next to the 10th and Osage light rail station. (Burl Rolett) The Denver Housing Authority has built more than 500 affordable housing units in a pocket of Lincoln Park called Mariposa. Now it’s looking to move in itself. […]

$150M affordable housing plan faces test vote, competing proposal in Denver council session

Is plan bold enough? Would it charge developers unfairly? Council members hold range of opinions Denver Post file Denver plans to raise more than $150 million over 10 years to address affordable housing. By JON MURRAY | jmurray@denverpost.com PUBLISHED: September 12, 2016 Denver’s long-discussed $150 million plan to boost affordable housing construction faces uncertain waters ahead of […]

City of Denver sued in federal court over homeless sweeps

A motion for class-action certification was filed Friday by several homeless people against Denver, claiming that sweeps in which their personal property is summarily destroyed violate their Constitutional rights. Attorney Jason Flores-Williams filed the lawsuit in Denver U.S. District Court on behalf of nine homeless men and a woman living in Denver. “Plaintiffs’ fundamental rights hinge […]

The Ten Denver Neighborhoods With the Highest Rent for a One-Bedroom

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016  BY MICHAEL ROBERTS Last week, we updated our post about the ten Denver neighborhoods with the least-expensive rent for a one-bedroom apartment by comparing current prices with those from last year at the same time. As we noted, multiple reports have shown that Denver rent prices have fallen over the past twelve […]

Sakura Square seeks proposals for possible redevelopment

Tri-State Denver Buddhist Temple would stay on the prime downtown block bounded by Larimer, Lawrence, 19th, 20th By EMILIE RUSCH | erusch@denverpost.com September 8, 2016 RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post The sign marking Sakura Square, the last vestige of a once-thriving Japanese neighborhood in downtown Denver on Sept. 8, 2016. Sakura Square, the last vestige of […]

Metro Denver home prices slightly down, condo prices up in August

Rush on appraisals dragging total numbers of home sales down around the state By ALDO SVALDI | asvaldi@denverpost.com   Metro Denver’s housing market continued to show signs of leveling off in August, with both median and average prices dropping for single-family homes, according to a report Wednesday from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. The […]

RiNo in Four Years, According to Developer Rendering

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 AT 10:23 A.M. BY ANA CAMPBELL EXPAND RiNo in four years. The River North neighborhood has gone from industrial corridor to hipster magnet, full of bars, restaurants and apartment buildings. And this week, developers of the area released a rendering of what the neighborhood will look like in four years (see the […]

Lakewood apartment complex sells for $92 million

Sep 6, 2016 By Molly Armbrister A southern California investor has acquired a 608-unit apartment complex in Lakewood for $92.25 million. Waterfront Apartments is located at 10555 W. Jewell Ave. and was built in 1978. The property was purchased by ColRich Multifamily, according to public records. The purchase breaks down to $151,726 per unit. More than […]

4 acres at Gates redevelopment fetch $13M

BURL ROLETT SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 Developers are planning a 500,000-square-foot apartment complex at the former Gates Corporation complex off of Broadway. (Burl Rolett) An eight-figure land deal could kick off the last major development for a fast-growing corner of Wash Park West. California-based Carmel Partners bought more than 4 acres at Sherman Street and Mississippi […]