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Growing Pains: Managing ‘responsible growth’ in Denver

Looking out over the horizon in Denver, cranes have become a common sight. They pop up as quickly as the buildings do, working to permanently alter the city skyline. Just how many cranes go up is big … more

Denver seeks applicants for project funding

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity office announced last month it is accepting applications for funding for neighborhood services projects. Projects that are awarded funds must be ready … more

Growing Pains: 'We'll become another generic city'

South Broadway is no stranger to development and change. Over the past several years, whole stretches of the street have been under construction as bike lanes, housing projects and businesses have … more

Protecting Denver’s vibrant business scene

We all have businesses we like to support because they have special meaning to us. For me, it’s a store filled with piles of books and board games. Ever since I was little, Black and Read bookstore … more

The ‘strong neighborhoods’ of District 4

Editor’s Note: District 4 covers the Wellshire, University Hills, Goldsmith, Hampden, Hampden South, Kennedy and Souhmoor Park neighborhoods. When Kendra Black first ran for District 4 of city … more

Denver District 5: ‘the best of both worlds’

Editor’s note: District 5 includes the Hale, Montclair, East Colfax, Hilltop, Lowry Field, Washington Virginia Vale and Windsor neighborhoods. When Amanda Sawyer found out about a new development … more

South Denver residents get creative on paying for housing

Janet Bardwell’s home in University Park has been in the family all her life. It is her childhood home and where she grew up. When her mother became sick in 2010, Bardwell moved back into the home … more

The privilege of telling your stories

And just like that, a year has gone by. My first issue of the Washington Park Profile came out in July 2018. In the last year I have covered the South Platte, the food bank at South High School, … more

Mayor Hancock’s third term ‘an opportunity to be bold’

After winning his third term as mayor, Michael B. Hancock is taking on a new strategy: He wants to tackle equity in Denver and ensure growth in the city benefits all. “A third term also presents an … more

Growing Pains: Denver neighborhoods work to bring everyone to the table

When Tim Roberts first became president of the East Colfax Neighborhood Association, he noticed something that didn’t sit well with him. Although East Colfax has a wealth of diversity in the … more

Growing Pains: One decision ‘can change an entire neighborhood’

On the southeast corner of South Logan Street and East Tennessee Avenue, in the middle of a neighborhood of single-family homes, apartments and small businesses, is a rectangular, 15,750-square-foot … more

Growing Pains: What residents think of Denver development

Ginny Passoth Washington Park resident “I wonder if we’re getting to the saturation point with all the apartments going up." Passoth said she has been frustrated by all the luxury developments … more

Ongoing series tackles how development affects our lives

Denver has changed a lot from when I was a kid growing up here. Even just within the past five years since I finished college, the city has grown by leaps and bounds. This growth is not new to … more

Growing Pains: ‘Zoning is the catalyst for the plan’

Denver city councilmember Jolon Clark says the city is experiencing a multitude of use-by-right development. That means if a project fits within a property’s existing zoning code, developers can … more

Public Works procedures aim to lessen construction impact

In response to my efforts to alleviate construction project management issues throughout the city, Denver Public Works (DPW) has released updated procedures that aim to lessen construction impacts to … more

Larimer Square’s history looms large

Sandwiched between two retail shops, 1411 Larimer St. is a skinny building, hardly 10 feet wide, a single room. Within this tight space, real estate developers have crammed the entire history of … more
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