New Urbanism Maturing

Please join us Friday, October 25, 2013 for a discussion on new urbanism maturing – lessons from a legacy project, Highlands Garden Village, Denver. Free Friday, October 25th 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. 4700 W. 37th Ave, Denver Common House at Hearthstone Cohousing

Wheat Ridge’s Main Street Comes to Life

by Sarah Showalter, AICP, LEED AP How do you retrofit an auto-centric commercial corridor into a vibrant Main Street? The City of Wheat Ridge, together with partners Wheat Ridge 2020 and LiveWell Wheat Ridge, is working to do just that on W. 38th Avenue between Sheridan and Wadsworth. The community is actively changing the feel…

Stapleton’s Past and Future

Join us for a discussion on Stapleton, Denver’s newest urban neighborhood! Thursday, September 6th 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. University of Colorado Denver CU Building at 14th Street and Larimer Room 490 (4th floor) Free event Presentations from Forest City Stapleton, Pel-Ona Architects and Urbanists, Wolff-Lyon Architects, and AECOM Stapleton North flier

Report from the Rocky Mountain West Urban Leadership Symposium

By Kathleen McCormick Denver and the Rocky Mountain region are well-poised to leverage urban resources to make this region the nation’s most desirable place to live, work, and visit, according to several speakers at the second Rocky Mountain West Urban Leadership Symposium, held February 15, 2012 at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Denver. Sponsored by…

Historic Downtown Golden: New Urbanism the Old Fashioned Way

Panel Discussion, April 16, 2010 Introduction Korkut Onaran President, CNU Colorado Small cities and towns located on the fringe of bigger cities are now part of the urban growth areas and share the planning issues and challenges of urban development in the metropolitain area scale. When well planned and well executed, the development in the…

Urbanism and Cohousing Panel

Panel Discussion, January 7, 2010 Introduction Ronnie Pelusio CNU Colorado Secretary Cohousing communities have strong synergies with New Urbanism. They practice good urbanism by contributing to the diversity of the greater urban environments with an emphasis on shared facilities, sustainable living practices, walkable neighborhoods, car share programs, and the creation of community. It is because…