Platte Street Plaza: A Place to Sit and Stay a While

Denver’s Platte Street is one of the city’s most established and activated thoroughfares. Linking the Lower Highland neighborhood with downtown Denver, Platte Street achieves a unique sense of place by marrying the old with the new. Preserved and renovated historic properties pay homage to the area’s past as a hub of commerce and industry while forward-thinking mixed-use developments have ushered in a renewed sense of innovation along with new architectural possibilities.

Building Dialogue

December 16, 2019

Pickard Chilton-designed 1144 Fifteenth garners national attention as top 10 project

Pickard Chilton’s 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story, 1.2 million-gross square-foot office tower project in Colorado that the firm designed for Hines, has been ranked fifth on Emporis’ 2018 Top Ten Skyscrapers List.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 9, 2019

Parc Mosaic: Luxury Apartment Living that is Perfectly Boulder

A collaboration between Tryba Architects, Millender White and Aimco, when completed next month Parc Mosaic will feature 226 units – studio to three-bedroom – in four buildings spread across a parklike patchwork of gardens and green spaces.

Building Dialogue

December 9, 2019

Sage Hospitality, partners break ground on River North hotel project

Sage Hospitality, along with Walnut Development Partners and EXDO Development, recently broke ground on a new hotel development in Denver’s River North Art District. The unnamed hotel is located at 3770 Walnut St., steps from the 38th and Blake commuter rail station.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 2, 2019

Design Influence: Page is Always Thinking about Design

Page is a 121-year-old firm that originated in Austin, Texas. Presently, there are seven domestic offices and international offices in Dubai and Mexico City. The firm’s portfolio encompasses a broad balance of government, health care, aviation, academic, civic and commercial projects. Like the best of many things, skill, craftsmanship, time, tools and, ultimately, experience is what produces the best architecture.

Building Dialogue

December 2, 2019

Milender White breaks ground on Denver Metro Village senior housing project

Denver Metro Village, MGL Partners and Milender White began construction on the renovation and expansion project for DMV in Denver. Located on West Colfax Avenue off Quitman and Raleigh streets, DMV has been providing affordable housing for seniors for more than 50 years.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 25, 2019

The Beck Group melds best of both worlds in Hilton’s newest dual-brand property

Demand for hotel rooms in downtown Denver in recent years could conservatively be described as ravenous. With Lonely Planet naming Denver one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2020, there are reasons to expect that this trend will continue.

Building Dialogue

November 25, 2019

Partners Group opens its Colorado campus, built by Swinerton Builders

Late last month, Partners Group opened its new Americas headquarters, consisting of a newly constructed 129,400-square-foot campus in Broomfield. Swinerton Builders was the general contractor while Open Studio Architecture designed the project. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 18, 2019

The Modern Law Office: People, Process, Place

A hierarchical culture steeped in tradition and mystique, hefty hourly fees and operating standards that generated huge file rooms of paper are on the way out. In their place, law firms are introducing standardized offices, digital files, fixed fees and greater transparency in both their procedures and environments. 

Building Dialogue

November 18, 2019

W.E. O’Neil completes S’Park Market in Boulder, Splunk 3d moves right in

W.E. O’Neil completed the S’Park Market office building, the contractor’s first building turnover on the 10-acre S’Park project with developers The John Buck Co. and Element Properties. It was designed by WorksBureau, based in Arizona.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 11, 2019