Although there is no shortage of Mexican food in the Mile High City, there was considerable hype surrounding the Denver opening of Austin-born Torchy's Tacos. When the taco shop finally touched down in the Golden Triangle last week, Denverites braved the snow to wait in line outside the door—...
February 8 2016, 10:20 AM
Vance Kirkland's actual art studio at the Kirkland Museum. The straps hanging from the rafters allowed the artist—a mere 5-foot-2-inches tall—to float over his larger canvasses and achieve the "dot" effects he sought.
—All photos courtesy of author
In a town brimming with wide varieties of private and public art, the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art might be our most unsung treasure. Originally built around 1910, the nondescript Capitol Hill museum is a showcase for Vance Kirkland's own eclectic work, and...
December 8 2015, 11:30 AM
—Photo by Emily Minton Redfield
Between long workdays and globe-trotting excursions, the owner of this Denver condo needed a place to recharge, and her dimly lit environs just didn’t work. Her three-bedroom, 1,400-square-foot condo in the Belvedere Tower, a 17-story high-rise in the Golden Triangle, was clad in dark finishes and...
The Denver Art Museum —Courtesy of Shutterstock
The angular buildings, wide sidewalks, public art, and pedestrian-friendly vibe of Denver’s Acoma Plaza make it the perfect adventure destination for city kids. Just mentioning downtown to my little ones is enough to elicit brushed hair and their “clean” Keens. With the Denver Art Museum and...
September 14 2015, 12:30 PM
—Cos Lindstrom Photography
Even Denver’s historic Civic Center has its quiet moments. Photographer Cos Lindstrom captured this idyllic scene in the Golden Triangle, framing the downtown Denver skyline between the neighborhood’s iconic neoclassical halls.
(Read 5280's guide to the Golden Triangle neighborhood)
July 16 2015, 9:30 AM
(All photos: Kiran Herbert)
The Neighborhood: Golden Triangle / Civic Center
It wouldn’t take you more than a half hour to walk the entire length of Civic Center (known to locals as the Golden Triangle), one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, which today boasts a healthy mix of history and entrepreneurship. Under 2,000...
July 10 2015, 9:33 AM
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
Outdoor dining in the Mile High City is a guaranteed summertime pleasure. This year, add the new patio at Cuba Cuba Cafe & Bar in the Golden Triangle to your alfresco line-up. Here, good design adds something special to your happy hour vibe. Created by Jonas DiCaprio, owner of ...
June 22 2015, 12:30 PM
Before we bought our condo last year after an extraordinarily lucky sequence of events, my girlfriend and I rented in the Golden Triangle’s Prado Building. The tiered, hulking edifice looming over Speer Boulevard was one of the luxurious early residential options in the area—Carmelo...
June 12 2015, 10:59 AM