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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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New Mobile App Maps West Colfax!

Oct, 21, 2013 admin News 0

Our new wayfinding app is available to preview!  This wayfinding app promotes pedestrian mobility by mapping and documenting places in West Colfax, including the business district, neighborhood assets, transportation context and history, both with information and images. By using mobile technology combined with a comprehensive neighborhood wayfinding signage system, we are able to highlight the …

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Artist Selected for Bus Shelter Project

Adding artist-designed bus shelters to West Colfax Ave is the cornerstone of WCBID’s current mobility enhancement project.  Together with wayfinding signage, these shelters are intended to both create a distinctive identity for the district and improve the transit environment.    We are delighted to preview the preliminary design for the shelters, known as Prismatic by …

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New Denver Business Tax Credit adds to Incentive Pool

Jun, 20, 2013 admin Business Support, News 0

There is a great new incentive available to Denver business owners that adds to those already available on West Colfax.   This is a tax credit on investments in business operations available to new and expanding businesses. The credit is available for investments in personal property, including machinery, equipment, and furniture for the years 2012-2016.   July …

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WCBID Opens Call for Artists: Art Bus Shelters

Artist designed Bus Shelters are a centerpiece of our current mobility project.  WCBID is currently soliciting interest from artists for art bus shelters at the locations shown in this image through a Call for Artists.  Please help us get the word out before the deadline to respond of June 28th!

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The Party Doesn’t Stop @ Perry! West Line Opening Festivities

Apr, 11, 2013 admin News 0

WCBID has recruited the Justice League of Street Food, street performers and B-Cycle for West Line Opening Festivities on Saturday April 27th.  Encompassing two sites, the Perry Street station and the block at the corner of Colfax and Raleigh, the event also features live music, from Spanish guitar to a civil war brass band at …

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