Designer Megan Moore filled the space under the stairs with custom-made cabinets that set off a triangle theme throughout the rest of this Five Points home. A closet door covered in chalk paint lets the owners' seven-year-old daughter, Malena, channel her inner Michelangelo.
—Photography by David Lauer
When Jeff and Monica Lubbert found the solution to the problem of their too-small Jefferson Park condo in a 2,100-square-foot modern home in Five Points, the couple’s biggest concern wasn’t what was going on inside the house (shoddy finishes and a cold aesthetic). It was what was happening outside...
—Photography by Terry Ratzlaff
Etched into one of our most hallowed founding documents, the pursuit of happiness has always been a sacred American right. But almost 240 years into this experiment in equality, freedom, and justice for all, our personal quest for fulfillment has often devolved into a culture of “me” that can be...
—Photo by Jeff Nelson
As winter, the holidays, and ski season loom, your weekends start to fill with mountains, travel…and agonizing hours in I-70 traffic. You need—no, deserve—a way to untie those weekend-warrioring (and workday) knots. Luckily, the vast number of relaxing spas near Denver means this is one activity...
2022 East Colfax Avenue; Denver band Tyto Alba performs at the Lion’s Lair in front of a boozy Tuesday night crowd. —Photos by Benjamin Rasmussen
The infamous thoroughfare that served as one of Denver's main arteries before the Interstate Highway System was born has evolved over time, reshaping itself as the city has changed around it. As one section of this 26-mile stretch of asphalt bleeds into the next, the road's multiple personalities...
—Illustration by Daniel Krall
It’s not exactly news to say that Denverites enjoy being outdoors. It’s an ethos that unifies those of us who live in such close proximity to prodigious natural terrain. And for many months of the year, our weather does us a solid by facilitating a wide range of alfresco activities. But then there’...
—Illustration by Douglas B. Jones
The New Now
Why Five Points is no longer on the verge of becoming Denver’s next hot neighborhood.
For more than 30 years, Denver has been trumpeting the revitalization of Five Points. After its tumble from a lively center of music and culture in the 1930s and ’40s to a neglected corner later...
In transition: New apartments stand next to older homes in Jefferson Park.
—Photography by Matt Nager
Late one morning this past spring, after class at Community College of Denver, David Pierre-Bell slings a backpack over one shoulder and walks to the light-rail station near campus in search of a new home. A friend had told him about a promising apartment complex just west of downtown, where the...