What is the future of the Loretto Heights campus? Making me nervous

The fate of the historic Loretto Heights campus, at the now-shuttered Colorado Heights University, is again in the spotlight. Not only is there a steering committee mulling the future of the Loretto Heights campus, but there also is a series of community meetings set to begin in January. Loretto Heights was a high school for …

Denver’s ‘style’ is an evolutionary experience

This morning brought a surprise: a piece in Denverite addressing the architectural styles found in Denver. Actually, it was not a total surprise. Last week, I sat down with reporter Donna Bryson to discuss Denver’s architectural evolution, shaped by fires and floods, influences from  Chicago’s ground-breaking buildings and architects the impact of out-of-town architects during …

Another Denver neighborhood will come to grips with a new era of development

There has been a lot of coverage concerning the Denver City Council’s decision to approve rezoning to allow a mixed-use development on the site of the old Colorado Department of Transportation Headquarters campus. I had not visited the CDOT building for years, so I drove there yesterday to take a look. It is surrounded by …