The Downtown Denver Partnership has acknowledged six projects completed in 2018 for necessary contributions to the monetary progress and vitality of the city’s core downtown neighborhoods.
The 2018 Downtown Denver Awards have been launched Thursday. The six winners have been chosen by a jury of enterprise leaders.
The partnership, an advocacy and monetary progress group dedicated to creating and supporting “an economically healthy, growing and economically powerful” downtown Denver,” labored with Comcast and Denver-based film manufacturing company WestWorks Studios to supply fast films on each enterprise.
1144 Fifteenth Street
Finally completed remaining spring, this 40-story office tower stands as in all probability essentially the most placing addition to Denver’s skyline given that 1980s. Built by Houston-based developer, Hines, this speculative 603-foot-tall establishing is now 84 p.c leased up, based mostly on the Downtown Denver Partnership. Video
Riverview at 1700 Platte
One of the varied new buildings which have risen on historic Platte Street in the Lower Highland part of metropolis the last few years, this contemporary office establishing in headlined by BP, which moved its Lower 48 U.S. headquarters from Houston to Denver remaining yr. Video
Civic Center Station
Spurred in half by issues in regards to the distinctive design’s safety, RTD poured $31 million into renovating the Civic Center Station bus terminal that sits on the far southwestern end of the 16th Street Mall sooner than it reopened in December 2017. The partnership often called it a “safer, more welcoming bookend to the heart of Downtown Denver” in a info launch. Video
A self-styled “micro-district” inside Lower Downtown, Dairy Block has launched a boutique lodge, the Milk Market meals hall, a co-working home and further to the city block bounded by Wazee, Blake, 18th and 19th streets. The gem of the enterprise can be the block’s “activated alley” designed significantly to hold in pedestrians. Video
16th Street Mall Target
The Downtown Denver Partnership and others had been pining for a downtown Target for years sooner than the division retailer chain lastly opened its 16th Street Mall location remaining summer season season. The partnership emphasised the groceries and residential objects in the marketplace there, claiming the store “is a resounding confirmation of downtown’s booming reputation.” Video
Not merely one different new condominium establishing with built-in retail home, the awards jury acknowledged the Lydian for its monetary inclusivity in the fast-changing Five Points neighborhood. The establishing is home to 22 fashions of fairly priced housing in addition to a bar and restaurant and yoga studio. Video