Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park 20 years old

Mark Smith first laid eyes on what would become Riverfront Park as a child in the 1950s. His father and grandfather both worked in the dairy equipment business and sometimes took him to the rail yards and gritty industrial wasteland in the Central Platte Valley behind Union Station. “It smelled like a slaughterhouse,” recalled Smith,…

John Rebchook

May 13, 2019
dairy block alley

Infusing Art to Enhance Private Development

You notice a thin white structure pouring down the side of a building and splashing to the ground like spilled milk. You smile and enter the alleyway. You turn a mysterious knob on the wall and are surprised to unlock the sounds of the Colorado Symphony. You enter the building to see a yarn-bombed tree and a gigantic wooden hand epitomizing hospitality.

Building Dialogue

December 20, 2018
snowmass plaza

Snowmass Base Village – Vision Becomes Reality

The idea for a pedestrian-oriented village at the base of Snowmass Ski Area has been percolating since the resort opened in 1967. The concept was first articulated by iconic Aspen architect and developer Fritz Benedict who helped draw up the initial plans, and it has been talked about ever since. 

Building Dialogue

October 29, 2018

16 Chestnut: Future Home of DaVita

Straddling LoDo’s past and future, 16 Chestnut is one of the final pieces of the Union Station puzzle. It’s the final project in the heart of “the Saunders block,” so nicknamed for the numerous buildings Englewood-based Saunders Construction has built there.

Building Dialogue

June 4, 2018
one snowmass crane

East West Partners starts construction on One Snowmass

East West Partners announced the start of construction on One Snowmass, the two-building complex that will house an arrival center to Snowmass Base Village, 41 luxury residences and commercial properties on the ground floor, including the new Base Village Medical Center

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 15, 2018