Colorado-based East West Partners is teaming up with Georgia-based Wood Partners to develop the 280-unit Alta City House apartment project in Downtown Denver’s hot Union Station district.

The Alta City House project at 18th and Chestnut Place will be conveniently located next to the new Union Station light rail platforms and the 18th Street Pedestrian Bridge. Here’s a GoogleEarth view with the site identified:

If all goes as planned, the project will break ground later this summer and be completed by Fall 2013. For a lot more detail on the project, I’ll direct you to John Rebchook’s Inside Real Estate News blog, where he recently did a nice report on the project.

Finally, we love big color renderings here at DenverInfill, so here’s a view of the project’s 18th & Chestnut corner. While the design has been tweaked since this image was produced, it’s close enough for now to give you an idea of the project’s overall character (image courtesy of East West Partners). As always, click/zoom to embiggen.

This is an exciting project that will add more people living in Downtown, which leads to more and better retail in Downtown, which leads to more people living in Downtown, which leads to…