A rendering of the homes in Midtown
—Courtesy of Brookfield Residential
Denver’s increasing growth has us wondering: How many more businesses and housing developments can we possibly squeeze into its neighborhoods? The obvious space limitations—and pricey costs on both the residential and commercial real estate—are spurring migration to the city’s outer edges. Case in...
July 20 2016, 3:00 PM
—Photo by Jack Buckingham
While Denver’s Baker neighborhood and the surrounding areas have no shortage of unique coffeehouses, vintage shops, and craft stores, there’s another reason to make the trip: the eclectic bars and music venues on South Broadway. Not only do these stages highlight our thriving local music...
July 13 2016, 11:30 AM
Revampt's interior combines the old with the new to create a unique showroom that fits perfectly with its mission.
—Courtesy of Revampt
Where: Cherry Creek North
Go For: Unique and chic furniture, accents, and accessories for the environmentally conscious decorator
5280 Pick: Tell time in style with these funky bicycle gear clocks, a perfect way to add outdoors-inspired flair to your indoor...
July 6 2016, 11:45 AM
Try swapping out inexpensive textiles—like this pillow and blanket from Target—on your porch or patio every year.
—Photo courtesy of Target
Summer has officially arrived, and it’s time to celebrate with a glass of chilled rosé on the patio. But after a long winter and a wet spring, odds are your outdoor spaces could use a little TLC. We asked some of our favorite Denver designers for their tips for updating porches, patios, and decks—...
June 30 2016, 9:45 AM
—Paul Dyer Photography
When Christian Strobel, a hotel developer, took a hiatus from the working world to motorcycle around Southeast Asia, he actually found himself avoiding hotels.
Turns out, staying in a room by yourself in a strange city is awfully lonely. But at a hostel, where all space is common space and...
June 20 2016, 4:30 PM
It’s not unusual to find yourself in an establishment boasting more than 50 years of operation when wandering Colfax Avenue. The longest commercial street in America, Route 40 offers many opportunities to peak through a lens to the past and the buildings and businesses that have helped create this...
June 8 2016, 2:30 PM
Cooper & Dash's carefully curated space makes it easy to find a gifts for friends and family—or yourself.
Where: Union Station (LoDo)
Go For: Eclectic gifts, from quirky cards, coffee-table books, and pop art home decor to funky patterned socks and high-design kitchen gadgets.
5280 Pick: No need to leave home for a full-service bar; the Quench Bar10der: The Ultimate...
June 8 2016, 11:30 AM
One stop on this year's Denver Modern Home Tour
—Photo courtesy of Elemental Homes
Now that spring has (finally) arrived, it’s time to throw open the windows and dust off those abandoned home improvement and design projects. And when it comes to stirring creativity, there’s nothing better than a neighborhood tour to provide some inspiration. Whether you are looking for new...
April 26 2016, 12:10 PM