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History in color: Find your Denver neighborhood on the Google Maps of 1908

One of the very first things we published on Denverite was a post about the “Google Maps of 1889,” a series of aerial images from a beautifully …

Library of Congress

Big Changes Coming to Stapleton Neighborhood - Bluebird Real Estate Group

<b>Stanley Marketplace</b><br>2501 Dallas St<br>Opening Summer 2016 <br>It seems like there is a new article posted about Stanley every week, so there isn’t a lot more …

Urban Design

Ten Cool Things About La Alma/Lincoln Park and West Central Denver

<b>1) Art District on Santa Fe</b><br>A drag that’s changed drastically over the last twenty years, the stretch of Santa Fe Drive between Fourth Avenue and the …

Santa Fe

Path

Sustainable Transport

Will A Fed Interest Rate Hike Slow The Housing Recovery?

The Federal Reserve is expected to start raising interest rates later this week, and anyone who's ever bought a house — or thought about it — knows that if mortgage rates rise by much that will make it tougher to afford a home.<p>Homebuilders are watching the interest rate decision closely too. That's …

Real Estate

Denver's restored Union Station is a destination unto itself

If you arrive at the city's historic and marvelously restored Union Station, you may not want to leave it.<p>The station reopened in July 2014 after a 2 1/2 -year closure for renovation and repurposing, a century after it debuted in its current configuration. (The original dates to1881.)<p>Today it's …

Trains

How America's abandoned airports are being reinvented

Every state in the U.S. has at least one abandoned airport, but now their runways, terminals and control towers are becoming a new destination for …

Denver planning for changes in Arapahoe Square, expecting big things

Denver’s next great neighborhood could be right under the city’s nose in Arapahoe Square, located just north of downtown in an area that is still …

These are the best and worst housing markets since the 2012 bottom

For many U.S. housing markets it's been a tale of two recoveries. Nearly four years after housing prices hit bottom nationally, some metro areas have seen big gains in employment, wages, housing prices. Others have seen sluggish economic growth and lagging prices. Still others have seen a seen a …

The 12 states with the hottest housing markets

Looking more closely at the data, only 12 states recorded price increases that exceeded the national average. Homes in the remaining 38 states and the District of Columbia fell below the average, with Louisiana and Mississippi posting year-over-year price declines in October.

Five Points Development Reveals Classic Wall Art Advertising Yuye Cafe

The American Legion was denied a liquor license at 2801 Welton Street.<p>Westword<p>After that, Wallace Simpson Post 29 hoped to turn the space into an …

Wall Art

Sterling Ranch in Douglas County finds willing builders

Five home builders have snapped up 90 percent of the available lots for the first phase of a huge residential development in northwestern Douglas …

The housing market is going to be all about one issue in 2016

But unless there's a definitive pickup in wages, entry-level housing affordability could morph into a more serious issue.<p>"Deteriorating housing affordability will drive 2016 housing trends," according to Zillow's 2016 housing-market outlook published earlier this week.<p>"A lack of affordable homes …

We Want More Walkable Neighborhoods -- but Can Our Communities Deliver?

"The most requested neighborhood characteristic of all buyers is walkability," real estate broker Andrea Evers recently told a reporter for The Washington Post. But, in an article written by the Post's Michele Lerner, Evers went on to say that "very few areas" in the greater DC market meet the …

16 questions people from Denver are sick of hearing

1. “What’s a LoDo?”<p>LoDo is short for Lo(wer) Do(wntown). It’s a rather spendy and trendy former skid row that sprang up when Coors Field opened in …

12 craft beers you have to try in Denver

1. Old Bums and Beat Cowboys – Fiction Beer Company<p>From a writer’s perspective, it doesn’t hurt that this brew is inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On The …

City-by-city look at U.S. house prices, as Denver surge continues

Here’s a city-by-city look at U.S. house prices, after the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite showed a 0.4% advance in home prices during August, to …

Aurora eyes whether creative arts district has the room to bloom - Sentinel Colorado

<b>AURORA |</b> City officials inched closer toward adding dedicated studio spaces to the Aurora Cultural Arts District Oct. 6 after the Housing, …

Business Development

Councilwoman pushes live where you work program at Anschutz campus

AURORA — With housing prices skyrocketing, a proposed program that has worked in other areas of the country would help potential homebuyers so they …

Glendale Has Big Plans for the Future — and Just One Small Obstacle

Safe from being swallowed up by Denver, Glendale proceeded to establish itself as a nightlife hot spot. Low taxes, cheap land and the city’s …

Urban Design

Choose where and how you want to live: David Weekley Homes has a selection of homes ready now in Denver and surrounding areas

In a market where too many buyers are chasing too few homes, David Weekley Homes has plenty of options to show you this weekend for homes that can be …

U.S. existing home sales surge in September

WASHINGTON — Sales of existing homes rose 4.7 percent in September to the second-highest pace in eight years, as continued low interest rates and …

16 Kitchen Trends That Are Here to Stay

1 of 19<p>Quartz Countertops<p>Skip the sealing and scrubbing. Quartz-surfacing countertops require less upkeep than their granite counterparts and offer …

Kitchens

Wicker Park Brochure

Brewery searches for sour beer testing ground

Lost Highway is looking for another location to complement its taproom at 520 E. Colfax Ave. <i>Photos by Burl Rolett.</i><p>A Denver brewery is heading south …

Craft Beer

A Colorado street is among nation's priciest for homes; here are Denver's top 10 - Denver Business Journal

By Caitlin Hendee <br>– Associate Editor, Denver Business Journal<p>Apr 17, 2015, 7:12am MDT<b><br>Updated</b> Apr 17, 2015, 7:47am MDT<p>Which streets house the most …

Density makes Denver a better place, guest columnist says

<b>By Dick Farley</b><p><b>Highlights:</b><p><b>Guest column by Dick Farley.</b>• <b><br>Farley, a planner and an architect, says don’t blame density.</b>• <b><br>Bad design, not density, often is</b> …

"Why Is Everyone Moving to Denver?": Yelp Users on Earlier Stage of Current Trend

Entitled "Why Is Everyone Moving to Denver?," the conversation begins with the premise that only a select few people have noticed how many folks have …

'South Park' Episode Pokes Fun at Gentrifying Neighborhoods

Colorado-based irreverent cartoon comedy, <i>South Park</i>, is swiftly underway in its 19th season. Creators and Colorado natives Matt Stone and Trey Parker shield no person, place, or thing from comedic mockery and the third new episode of their show, which aired on September 30, referenced many things …

Denver returns on real estate investment near highest in the nation

Metro Denver provided residential real estate investors with the second best returns of any major city, according to an analysis from …