Posts by: Dan Shah

Urban Arts Matching Grant Program

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This program is now open. Please see mural program description and application.

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Over the Colfax Clover

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Project Description: The current Colfax and Federal Boulevard Interchange consists of a large, grade-separated “cloverleaf” design. The 29 acre interchange uses a large amount of land to move vehicles through on and off ramps. This design creates dangerous conditions for pedestrians and cyclists, who must deal with high-speed traffic, unsafe crossings, and difficult-to-navigate connection points. …

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GO Bond Funding for Enhanced Colfax Crossings

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Colfax Funding Advancing with Broad Public Support: Now it’s GO Time for General Obligation Bond Funds! From a number of planning processes and surveys, most notably at during Re-imagine design demonstration, WCBID has heard many times that crossing Colfax is a major issue. This year we turned to developing designs to show how the infrastructure on …

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Lakewood Gulch Wayfinding Signage & Bike Rides coming in 2017!

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Do you use the Lakewood Gulch Trail? Do you walk or bike in the West Colfax area? We want your input! Please take 5 minutes to register your preferences on the Bi-lingual English-Español survey here/acqi. West Colfax Connects builds on our efforts to improve pedestrian mobility to support access to businesses for local residents.   The district successfully …

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Colfax is Our Main Street: It’s Time for the City to Invest!

Great Cities Have Great Main Streets. Shouldn’t We? Colfax Avenue is Denver’s historic main street, home to hundreds of locally-owned businesses and serving tens of thousands of residents. Yet the street has seen better days. Denver is booming, but Colfax is getting left behind. Four Colfax business improvement districts have proposed plans to make Colfax …

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Two Spectacular Art Crosswalks on West Colfax!

Check out our newly installed crosswalks and intersection murals on West Colfax at Raleigh and Perry shown here and in person! Thanks to all the volunteers for their amazing contributions to the installations!  The outpouring of support made for an incredibly smooth and successful installation. This project in collaboration with Bluebird and Colfax business districts has been …

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Iconic Colfax: Where the People Meet the Streets!

Please join us for the culmination of Iconic Colfax: Where the People Meet the Streets! Check out the awesome results of the already-completed first phase of this cross-Colfax project at Steel and Adams, shown here, and help create colorful and fun designs on West Colfax! We are looking for volunteers to paint the crosswalks on West Colfax at Raleigh and Perry on Sunday August …

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ROW Trade-Offs, N-S Connections Key to Creating New Public Realm for West Colfax, Say Expert Panel

Mar, 08, 2016 Dan Shah Development, News 0

By Gideon Berger (first published by WalkDenver) Last month, a group of 13 interdisciplinary volunteers came to Denver from cities across the county to help advise the City about how to attract new investment to West Colfax, that also supports existing residents and businesses while enhancing the area’s unique identity.   They had a lot of …

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Rose Center for Public Leadership focuses on West Colfax

Mar, 02, 2016 Dan Shah Development, News 0

The Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use, a joint program of ULI and the National League of Cities is focusing on how Denver can attract private investment to West Colfax , the Stadium area and Sun Valley that also supports existing residents and businesses as well as the corridor’s identity. Rose Center assembled a panel of …

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Re-imagine W Colfax!

The urban renaissance happening along Colfax means more and more destinations for bikers and pedestrians to visit, but getting there doesn’t always feel safe or comfortable on foot or bike. Re-imagine West Colfax transformed the Avenue, for one day, into a more people-oriented street with temporary installations including enhanced crosswalks, median refuges, wider sidewalks, small …

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