A new proposal would allow for development up to 12 floors in Globeville on the current site of The Big Wonderful.
It could be the first step toward significant new infrastructure spending in the residential and industrial district along the South Platte River.
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.
"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."
Scrapping takes a kind of foresight, Medley said. Like the men who make it working in his yard, all that rusty metal needed was someone to see value in what others discarded as trash.
Sal Carpio and the Saguinette family left their marks on Globeville. A new park name honors their legacy for future generations.
Denver Parks and Recreation hopes to turn the Globeville Recreation Center over to a new non-profit partner or partners chosen with the help of the community.
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.
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.
"You have parents walking up and down Washington Street with a stroller and a bunch of kids, and there is no sidewalk, and it is so unsafe."
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 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.
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.
The cemetery and its 67,000 residents have survived it all -- so to speak -- but now they face a significant new challenge.
"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 set $3 million aside to get grocery stores in Globeville-Eyria-Swansea, Westwood and Montbello, but so far no supermarkets have announced plans to enter the food deserts.
The People’s Climate March is steering clear of Denver’s biggest local environmental justice issue this weekend
This march wasn't originally conceived as a response to the election of Donald Trump.
“The first domino”: Construction at Globeville Landing has activists flying drones, tailing dump trucks
Globeville Landing Park has been replaced by fenced-off mounds of dirt, dotted at times by workers wearing white suits and respirators.