alameda parkway

Civitas redesigns 2 iconic Denver parkways as pedestrian friendly

Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has designed two Denver parkways. The firm’s design is under construction, transforming the four-lane arterial Alameda Parkway in the Belmar area of Lakewood.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 25, 2019
downtown golden

Civitas-designed plaza breaks ground in historic downtown Golden

The much-anticipated new Calvary Episcopal Church Arapahoe Steps at Celebration Plaza in historic downtown Golden is underway. Breaking ground recently with a projected opening date in spring, the plaza project was designed by award-winning Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 25, 2018
5280 loop

5280 Loop: A New Take on Urban Placemaking

The next trend in urban place making is taking place in Downtown Denver as we push design boundaries on the Downtown Denver Partnership’s 5280 Loop project. Inspired in part by New York City’s High Line, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail and numerous European precedents, the 5280 Loop seeks to create a 5.280-mile linear park and “urban trail” to connect Denver’s unique and diverse center city neighborhoods celebrating their cherished character.

Building Dialogue

November 18, 2018