With views like these, it's easy to see why Denver continues to be one of the best places to live
—Image courtesy of Shiela Sund/ Flickr via Creative Commons
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list the 100 Best Places to Live in the USA was released this week, and Denver should be celebrating the results. This year, the Mile High City dropped from the top spot to number two, falling below Austin, Texas, but ranking above San Jose,...
February 8 2017, 10:06 AM
Photo by Jessica LaRusso
After experiencing double-digit appreciation across metro Denver’s housing market for three consecutive years, we can’t help but wonder: Can this possibly go on? Will 2017 be the year things finally start to calm down? Are we in a bubble? So we asked local real estate expert and former...
January 24 2017, 2:25 PM
Great place to live—if you can afford it. Courtesy of Flickr
One of the hottest topics in local news for the past several years has been how quickly the Denver metro area population is growing, and what we're doing to prepare for it. But while plenty of people are moving to this area, it turns out a significant number are leaving, too.
This week, the...
November 29 2016, 2:00 PM
—Illustration by Kotryna Zukauskaite
With median home prices hovering around $400,000—an 11 percent jump over the past year—Denver’s real estate market undoubtedly has some agents toasting each other with Courvoisier-filled snifters. But many others have found a different way to celebrate: doing good. From donating portions of their...
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...