1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future
As the newness starts to settle around Union Station, commonalities between Denver’s past, present and future begin to emerge as the city’s evolving architectural legacy continues to be revealed. Enter 1999 Chestnut Place, a new 12-story, 233-key hotel located on the far outer edge of the redevelopment zone where Chestnut street branches off the 20th street viaduct.
Building DialogueMarch 10, 2019
The Henry: Modern Sophistication with a Nod to Denver’s Prairie Style Roots
The Henry sits on a 4-acre, triangle-shaped parcel in the Gates redevelopment area framed by East Mississippi, South Sherman and the Valley Highway/light rail lines. After some careful study, Carmel Partners came on board as owner, developer and contractor.
Building DialogueMarch 3, 2019
Growth in Colorado Springs Drives Wellness Focus
The charming town of Colorado Springs, founded by Gen. William Jackson Palmer in 1871, has long been a popular destination. The beautiful scenery welcomed U.S. and international visitors, and the plentiful sunshine and dry climate drew those seeking health benefits.
Building DialogueFebruary 25, 2019
Lone Tree, RidgeGate Embrace Attainable Housing
Attainable housing choices are essential to metro Denver’s continued economic growth and development. In the Lone Tree/Douglas County region, the challenge is even greater given the current median home price of over $600,000 and the median apartment rental price of approximately $2,000 per month.
Building DialogueFebruary 18, 2019
The Closed-Plan: Is Office Shame a Factor?
Even the concept of a closed-plan office today seems unacceptable if not wildly unimaginable. Most office employees likely don’t know what a closed office even looks like. And why would they? The seismic shifts in workplace design have illustrated just how fleeting a cultural movement can be in a relatively short period of time.
Building DialogueFebruary 10, 2019
Key Factors for Successful Historic Renovations
Modern architecture and construction have evolved in the past 15 to 20 years to the point that buildings all across the world are becoming art forms and models of sustainability.
Building DialogueFebruary 3, 2019
Prologis: Move to LoDo Fosters Communication
When warehouse powerhouse Prologis, the world’s leader in logistics real estate, decided to relocate their operational headquarters from the outskirts of Denver to a historic and artsy micro district in Denver’s urban core, they put a stake in the ground, thereby initiating a paradigm shift that would re-energize their workforce and re-establish their Denver operations.
Building DialogueJanuary 27, 2019
Making an Entrance: A Look at the Luxurious Laurel Cherry Creek
Cherry Creek North is no stranger to luxury, but with the addition of the neighborhood’s tallest for-sale condos, the bar has just been raised. Laurel Cherry Creek, developed by Pauls Corp., is an urban haven that combines the comforts of home with the design of a high-end resort.
Building DialogueJanuary 20, 2019
Edge Conditions: Zones Where Intrigue Happens
Edge conditions are the boundary zones where most of what intrigues us happens; the beaches, the sunsets, of architecture. Like waves on a shoreline, the edge conditions ebb and flow and are in constant states of change; existing as neither land nor water, they are both and neither.
Building DialogueJanuary 13, 2019
Construction Costs and How to Manage Them
Since the economy rebounded from the Great Recession, rising construction costs have become a hot topic in the real estate community, particularly here in Colorado, where growth has outpaced the national average and it seems like a new building goes up every day.
Building DialogueJanuary 6, 2019