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Re-imagine West Colfax: Design, Workshops & Funding Update

We have designated a location and a layout for our one day demonstration project to Re-imagine West Colfax! We  will re-imagine the block of West Colfax between Tennyson and Utica, as shown, with side street bike lanes. This layout was developed in the second phase of the project, a highly successful one-day technical workshop with …

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Healthy Living Happy Hour Feb. 19th!

Jan, 30, 2015 admin News 0
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West Colfax Food Co-op Forum Sparks Robust Discussion

Jan, 30, 2015 admin Business Support, News 0

The BID is helping to explore a possible food co-op in response to community surveys indicating a strong preference for fresh natural foods.  An April 2nd community forum explored the role of a food co-op in relation to surrounding neighborhoods, as detailed here (Food Coop forum 4 2 15). More information on the co-op Facebook page here.

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Art in Transit Fall Celebration! Sunday Oct. 19th, 2pm-5pm

Oct, 07, 2014 admin News 0

  A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors who are providing support and prizes! A-1 Plumbing  EFG                                          

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Prismatic Shelters by Emmett Culligan Now on Colfax! New Wayfinding Signs Reflect Googie Influence!

Bus Shelters by local artist Emmett Culligan are now installed on West Colfax.   Prismatic, with inflated steel columns inspired by the airstream, are in seven colors of the spectrum reflecting the diversity of the area, and are Colfax’s first artist designed bus shelters.   The shelter project also reflects unprecedented collaboration with RTD, which has agreed …

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Walk for Walkability and Preview our new Microbrew this Saturday!

Help make walking in West Colfax safer, more enjoyable and accessible.  Come walk with us and build a   crowdsourcing approach to infrastructure planning in conjunction with Place/Matters and Walk Denver.  On tw0 upcoming “walk audits”, you can invest in neighborhood and business corridor change by documenting and assessing pedestrian conditions.  To join us: rsvp@westcolfaxbid.org

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Condos Proposed for Block 1 of Sloans

Jun, 25, 2014 admin Development Projects, News 0

Condos and townhomes from 2 to 12 stories as well as 8,400 square feet of retail are proposed for the area of the former St Anthony’s site near 17th and Stuart.  Because the site is currently zoned for 5 stories, the master developer EFG is seeking to re-zone this and the adjacent block 2. Plans …

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Milestone Events in June for West Colfax

Jun, 09, 2014 admin News 0

Milestone events are on the calendar for June reflect the development and continuing evolution of West Colfax as a destination.   First up comes the announcement of NAVA Real Estate Development as the latest addition to the fast moving Sloans redevelopment.  Join EFG South Sloans Lake on Thursday, June 12th 6-7pm at Renaissance West End Flats …

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District Wayfinding Draws on Mid-Century Design

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Signage designs for pedestrian wayfinding developed by the West Colfax BID draw on the “Googie” sign history of Colfax Avenue.   The designs, just recently completed, recall the quirky character of signage found along Colfax (sometime referred to as Googie), as well as tailfins and color palettes found in 1950′s Cadillacs.    As shown above, …

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Get the Facts on Plans for St Anthony’s Redevelopment!

Nov, 25, 2013 admin News 0

With recent community focus and debate on the St Anthony’s General Development Plan,  two upcoming meetings provide an excellent opportunity to get the facts about the project and provide input to the Denver’s Planning Board.  First, the site developer, EFG, is hosting a meeting on: Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 6:00-7:30 P.M. at Cheltenham Elementary School …

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phone — 303/623-3232
fax— 303/951-3484

4500 W Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80204

 

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