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Read It Here First! The Winners of LoDo District’s 22nd Annual Limelight Awards!

The votes were counted and the envelopes from the accounting firm were handed to the announcer. A hush fell over the crowd and silverware rattling gave way to applause. The winners were announced last night at the Limelight Awards Dinner, attended by about 250 business, neighborhood and notable people all playing a part in Lower Downtown. From a terrific slate of nominees (including one dog), here are the winners in the five categories: The Cares…

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Still Time to Be Heard!

Union Station Alliance is re-developing historic Union Station. The top two floors will be converted to a hotel, operating in conjunction with the Oxford Hotel across the street. The main floor will be developed into food, beverage and retail spaces serving the hotel and the public. There are still plenty of opportunities to voice your ideas about how that entire first floor should be done. What shops and services could go in there and serve…

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Checking In at Union Station

You’ve heard the news. The RTD Board made the right decision last night with regard to the re-use of their historic building. An agreement will be crafted with the Union Station Alliance group for the development of a hotel combined with first floor transit facilities, restaurants and retail.  The USA group includes Dana Crawford and Sage Hospitality combining for the project that will coordinate some services and facilities with the Oxford Hotel.  The unanimous vote…

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A Chance to Join Your Neighbors, Have a Beer, and Talk About…the “Living Room”?

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9 at 5:00 is your chance to opine on the competing proposals for the re-use of the historic Union Station building. And, that discussion will take place directly across the street at the Wynkoop Brewery, in the Mercantile Room. This meeting is scheduled for two hours and organized by Union Station Advocates. Everyone is bound to have an opinion. Last Thursday, the two respondents to RTD’s RFQ and RFP for the project…

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Views of Union Station

Then…and When. Two teams competing to redevelop the Regional Transportation District’s historic Denver Union Station building will present their proposals at a public event on Thursday, Nov. 3. The presentations will begin at 6:15 at the Convention Center. One proposal will come from Union Station Neighborhood Company and is expected to be a combination of office and retail use, with talk of a “market” concept. Continuum and East/West Partners are involved in that. The other…

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