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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Double Your Dollars Offer to Match Pledges for Re-imagine W Colfax Crowdfunding Campaign Runs Thursday-Saturday

The Re-imagine West Colfax crowdfunding campaign has already raised $4,700 of the $11,000 budget for hard costs for the Design Demonstration! Now the WCBID will offer a Double Your Dollars matching donations to the crowdfunding campaign this Thursday through Saturday. This incentive encourages businesses and residents to join us in funding the design demonstration. The more …

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Healthy Living Happy Hour Feb. 19th!

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West Colfax Food Co-op Forum Sparks Robust Discussion

Jan, 30, 2015 Dan Shah 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 Dan Shah News 0

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

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Prismatic Shelters & Signs Promote Transit & Walking on Colfax

Googie Influence & Inflated Steel The colorful bus shelters on West Colfax were designed and fabricated by local artist Emmett Culligan.   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 …

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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:

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Lakehouse on 17th Opens for Sales

Nava Real Estate Development (Nava), a Colorado-based development company, opened sales in August in preparation for a groundbreaking this fall for Lakehouse (, a new 206-unit condominium and rowhome development overlooking Sloans Lake. Renderings for the project are linked showing the lakehouse-interiors and lakehouse-exteriors.  The sales center is located at 4202 W 17th Avenue on the corner of …

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Milestone Events in June for West Colfax

Jun, 09, 2014 Dan Shah 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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