DenverUrbanism

News, ideas, and commentary about urbanism in the Mile High City

Apr 17
Another way to see the US: Map of where nobody lives : There are more than 300 million people living in the United States today, but America is such a huge country that we still have staggeringly vast areas that are completely devoid of humans....
DenverUrbanism
Apr 10
Adaptive Reuse: Broadway Plaza Motel : Over on 11th Avenue and Broadway, there is an adaptive reuse project I would have never expected nor seen coming....
DenverUrbanism
Apr 5
Denver Census Update 2014 : In the years following a decennial census, the US Census Bureau releases in March its county population estimates for July 1 of the preceding year. This is known as their annual postcensal estimates....
DenverUrbanism
Apr 1
Portland & Seattle streetcars: Rail for close-in neighborhoods : As Denver considers the possibility of streetcars on Colfax, it may be informative to learn about what other cities have accomplished. Portland opened its first modern streetcar line in 2001, and Seat...
DenverUrbanism
Mar 29
The Disappearing Carriage Lot : In a formerly quiet west-side neighborhood, there is a building boom underway....
DenverUrbanism
Mar 23
Gentrification in Denver : The concept of gentrification is relatively new in the urban planning lexicon only appearing in print in 1964 and generally defined as  “the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx o...
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