The yet-to-be-named project will be built at 3770 Walnut St. — about one block from the 38th and Blake light rail station.
"The bricks were literally falling off of the building and onto the sidewalks."
This month, City Council will make a decision that could bring some of the most intense development in Denver up to borders with neighboring communities.
A federal judge declined to issue an injunction to stop the Platte to Park Hill flood control project over its connection to the I-70 widening.
Denver City Council approved zoning changes in 2016 that will allow for taller buildings near the 38th and Blake station, but nobody has been able to take advantage of them yet because the city hasn't codified what developers will need to do to build tall.
Drivers in the Denver metro area produce just as much ozone as oil and gas production, according to an NCAR study
That means individual Denverites have the power to reduce ozone pollution by driving less, the authors of the study said.
The air pollution contributed to ozone pollution along the Colorado Front Range, according to a civil complaint. Ozone can lead to smog.
"For them to try to say they’re solving our flooding -- I mean, my God, I'll take the floods before the highway," one neighborhood leader said.
Denver residents might soon shop, sleep and work on a site in the Cole neighborhood where rock drilling equipment for the mining industry was manufactured.
Smelters, trucks, power plants and the ever-present highway all affect the health of residents of these low-income north Denver communities.
Members of the development community have long advocated for so-called density bonuses for affordable housing.
Denver wants to encourage people to live and work around stations in or planned for Globeville, Elyria and Swansea. Someone's gotta ride those trains.