Backyard Bonuses: The pool pavilion includes a sleek changing room with a natural textured-stone shower complete with a skylight.
—Photography by Raul J. Garcia
Stumbling upon a Burnham Hoyt house is like scoring a parking spot at Wash Park on a summer Saturday.
Hoyt is the architect who designed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver Public Library’s Central Library, Cherokee Castle in Sedalia, and a slew of other civic and residential treasures in Denver...
The Keller, one of the home styles available at Summit Sky Ranch, a new development in Silverthorne
—Photo courtesy of Summit Sky Ranch
The Everist Companies carved its name into Summit County in the 1960s when it provided construction materials for the Eisenhower Tunnel. This year, the family business unveils its first residential development. But unlike the two-mile burrow beneath the Continental Divide, Silverthorne’s Summit Sky...
—Courtesy of Parikh Stevens Architects
Park Hill Village West (pictured above)
4055–4124 Albion St.
Opening Date: Spring 2016
Affordable Housing Units: 155
Perk: Close to commuter rail that connects downtown and Denver International Airport
Ashley Union Station
1975 18th St.
Opening Date: Early 2017
Mayor Michael Hancock at the groundbreaking of an affordable housing complex in Park Hill
It’s no secret that Denver is quickly becoming one of the country’s most expensive rental markets: The average price for a one-bedroom apartment is now $1,314 a month. If you can’t afford that (and if you make minimum wage or are a student-loan-strapped millennial, you probably can’t), the city’s...
The Cullen-Thompson Motor Company at 1000 Broadway
–Photo courtesy of Ann McNeill
It was 1926, and Walter P. Chrysler had arrived in Denver to attend the grand opening of the Cullen-Thompson Motor Company dealership at 1000 Broadway. The company—of which Chrysler’s friend Ward J. Thompson was a partner—had received one of the first franchise licenses in the country from the...
April 11 2016, 2:05 PM
—Courtesy of Shutterstock
All those construction cranes muddling your view of the Rockies and Colorado's bluebird skies might finally be paying off. According to Abodo.com, a multi-city apartment-finder service, the average rent in Denver has fallen by 7 percent just in the last month or so—the sixth steepest...
April 8 2016, 10:25 AM
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 101,000 people moved to Colorado in 2015. And that expansive growth is palpable throughout the Denver Metro area: From the seemingly ever-rising rents to the highly anticipated Light Rail expansion to the very real affordable housing crisis, Colorado’s...
February 22 2016, 3:20 PM
—Illustrations by Maïté Franchi
Forget the mountains. The most inspiring view in Denver right now may come courtesy of the towering cranes filling the skyline. Dynamic commercial projects are transforming the city into a denser, more functional, and (arguably) more compelling place to live. How? Let us introduce you to some of...