"I tell people, why should I leave? Why can't I make my neighborhood better?"
In addition to three blocks of marketplace, music venue, offices and affordable artist housing, it'll also have retail space, market-rate housing and a pedestrian plaza.
Licensed child care — particularly for children 3 and younger — is hard to come by in this north Denver neighborhood.
If approved, the project would be a drop in the bucket for the hundreds of residents facing economic pressures in Elyria-Swansea.
"For the residents, they need to get to work. We need to make sure buses and emergency services can get in and out of the neighborhood."
On the National Western, Denver City Council says the community can have a voice even without an extra vote
Denver City Council on Monday moved forward the framework agreement that will govern the redevelopment of the National Western Center.
CDOT and the city of Denver are setting aside $3.75 million for home upgrades as part of the mitigation for the I-70 expansion.
Community activists think the neighborhoods that will bear the brunt of the impact of the project should have at least as much representation as CSU and the stock show.
For years, kids have walked between train cars at 47th and York. This GO Bond project would change that
Sometimes kids miss the Denver Public School free breakfast, and sometimes they miss the start of the day. And sometimes, they clamber between stopped cars.
CDOT director Shailen Bhatt told I-70 opponents that it's "the American process" to sue, and they have taken him up on that challenge.
The 13th Floor Haunted House will have new, larger scaring spot for the 2017 Halloween season.
This new fund will somehow generate revenue from the National Western Center and in some way invest it into the communities in north Denver.
The Colorado Department of Transportation unveiled a new career center Thursday aimed at getting residents in and around north Denver ready to work on Interstate 70.
The system includes heat sensors and video detection that would trigger the sprinklers if there are signs of a fire.
Mayor Michael Hancock has already found someone to be the city's new chief coordinator of the major redevelopment projects in River North, Globeville and Elyria-Swansea.
One of the last options for getting groceries in Elyria-Swansea is a gas station, and it's about to check out of the neighborhood, according to The Office of the National Western Center.
The Office of the National Western Center plans to take ownership of the remaining 10 before the end of the year and has already filed eminent domain on five parcels to meet its goal, said office spokeswoman Erika Martinez.
Denver council paves way for 8-story buildings along Brighton Boulevard near National Western Center
Denver could see up to eight-story buildings rise out an industrial area near the National Western Center after City Council OKed a rezoning Monday.
Denver is kicking in $100,000 as part of its latest effort to address food insecurity in Globeville, Elyria-Swansea, Montbello, Westwood and other areas where access to groceries is limited.