User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Urban Planning :: Re-development
Last updated: Jul 22 2019 18:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“There’s speculators buying up houses:” Denver’s East Colfax braces for transit, density and displacement 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver plans to spend at least $150 million to run bus rapid transit down Colfax, a project that could transform the stretch during the 2020s. Meanwhile, the city is buying local properties and shutting down “nuisance” businesses, and local authorities could soon declare an urban renewal area, creating a magnet for developer investment.
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Denver council approves affordable housing, 16-floor tower near Sloan’s Lake 25.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver's elected leaders faced one of the last big, controversial developments of the current term on Monday night.
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Funeral home in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood could be demolished to make way for 58 townhomes 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
The Olinger Moore Howard-Berkeley Park Funeral Chapel has stood at the northeast corner of Tennyson Street and West 46th Avenue since 1960, according to city records. It served around 125 families each year in its day.
Denver mayoral race: Jamie Giellis and Michael Hancock on the issues 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis have broad similarities in their visions for Denver, but their platforms promise different approaches to the city's biggest issues.
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Denver council runoff: In District 3, gentrification enters Latino neighborhoods 30.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two candidates, Jamie Torres and Veronica Barela, are competing in the runoff for a district that stretches from Mile High Stadium through gentrifying Latino neighborhoods along Federal Boulevard.
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Asian American community leaders ask Jamie Giellis to explain “Chinatown” statements 22.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
More than 30 leaders and members of Asian American communities issued an open letter to Denver mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis on Tuesday, asking that she clarify her statements about Chinatowns.
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Denver City Council race: District 9 candidates debate density solutions amid hyper-development 1.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's District 9 is an urban landscape that stretches from the banks of the South Platte River, across downtown Denver and into some of the city's most varied neighborhoods: rich, poor, industrial, developing. Three challengers are taking on well-funded Councilman Albus Brooks there.
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Greyhound station hits the market in downtown Denver’s “new neighborhood” 26.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The area in question, located where the northeastern reaches of the central business district connect with Five Points and the Union Station neighborhood, is known among the development and urban planning set as "Arapahoe Square." And one of its most anticipated redevelopment opportunities just hit the market.
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Guest Commentary: Neighborhoods can be gentrified without pushing out poor people 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The notion that gentrification doesn't always result in displacement may seem antithetical to some, but in some places, it appears investment and economic revival are occurring without immediate displacement.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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Denver City Council At-Large candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council At-Large race features Jesse Lashawn Parris, Johnny Hayes, Deborah "Debbie" Ortega, Tony Pigford, Lynne Langdon and Robin Kniech.
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Denver City Council District 5 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 5 race features Michele Fry, Steve Replin, Amanda Sawyer and Mary Beth Susman.
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Denver City Council District 3 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 3 races features The race features Jamie Torres, Veronica Barela, Annie Martínez and Raymond Montoya.
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Lisa Calderón: Can the establishment’s sharpest critic change Denver’s power structure? 8.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Lisa Calderón, 51, has clashed dramatically with Mayor Michael Hancock, including in federal court. Can she turn community support into an election win?
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Ciruli: Denver’s mayoral race will be a referendum on this city’s growing pains 9.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The 2019 Denver mayoral election will be the stage that either leaves the establishment to meld growth to new political realities or brings in a new cast ready for a much more aggressive script.
Nonprofit hopes future urban garden will help north Denver residents stay put despite gentrification 6.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
The $100,000 Colorado Department of Human Services grant awarded to Focus Points Family Resource Center will fund a year of planning for community gardens in the neighborhoods. The gardens will create flexible jobs with a living wage, prepare participants for careers in agriculture and provide classes on nutrition for parents and children alike.
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Denver approves $2.5 million in tax breaks for affordable housing in historic, run-down First Avenue Hotel on Broadway 26.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council on Monday approved $2.5 million in tax breaks for the redevelopment of Broadway's former First Avenue Hotel into more than 100 micro-apartments renting at below-market rates.
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A Rockies hall of fame in LoDo? Baseball team has big plans for a Coors Field parking lot 13.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Pro sports franchises generally build rosters. Occasionally they build practice facilities, sometimes stadiums, arenas or ballparks. The Colorado Rockies are primed to be the first Denver team to make the jump to full-on mixed-use developer.
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Downtown Denver plan sets stage for a dense neighborhood atop a sea of parking — and Elitch’s — that could house thousands 10.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver city leaders this week are poised to endorse an ambitious downtown neighborhood plan that could set the stage for the next mega-wave of urban development.
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Gentrification concerns and troubles with Denver’s homebuyer assistance program spur new discussions about affordable housing 26.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
Two recent events in Denver -- a Five Points coffee shop sign that appeared to celebrate the effects of gentrification and the unraveling of a city-run homebuyers' assistance program -- have spurred new discussions about the lack of affordable housing options locally and the challenges in addressing the problem.
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