Denver Union Station Update #115 Share Tweet Email This is a very short Denver Union Station development update. The first fabric panels are being installed on the commuter rail canopy structure! By Ken Schroeppel| 2016-12-05T11:55:50+00:00 May 5, 2013|Categories: FasTracks, Infrastructure, Public Spaces, Transit, Union Station|Tags: Denver Union Station|8 Comments Related Posts 16 Chestnut Update #8 December 3, 2016 | 2 Comments 1709 Chestnut Update #7 December 2, 2016 | 1 Comment The Coloradan Update #5 October 31, 2016 | 5 Comments 16 Chestnut Update #7 October 2, 2016 | 1 Comment 16 Chestnut Update #6 September 17, 2016 | Comments Off on 16 Chestnut Update #6 1709 Chestnut Update #6 September 15, 2016 | 1 Comment 16th & Wewatta Hotel/Office Update #9 September 15, 2016 | 1 Comment Pivot Update #9 September 14, 2016 | 3 Comments 1975 18th Street Update #4 September 13, 2016 | 8 Comments 8 Comments Freddie May 5, 2013 at 3:41 pm Awesome! I’m going to be in Denver in early July and one of the first things I’m going to do is check out the CPV. This canopy better be done by the time I get there! (just kidding!) Freddie May 5, 2013 at 3:42 pm And 1650 Wewatta better be sticking out of the ground by the time I get there too! Richard May 6, 2013 at 6:41 am Was the canopy structure designed to have glass panels replace the canopy tarp in the future? James May 6, 2013 at 11:31 am Huh? Why would they do that? If they were going to put glass wouldn’t they just do that now? Ken Schroeppel May 6, 2013 at 1:05 pm Not that I’m aware of. That would sort of defeat the idea of providing some shade. Richard May 6, 2013 at 2:05 pm Well, I was thinking long term. Eventually, the white tarp will be out of date and old. It would have been nice to use glass panels like they did at Berlin’s central station. Ken Schroeppel May 6, 2013 at 3:37 pm Just like the terminal at DIA, when the fabric panels wear out, I assume they’ll just replace them. I suppose from an engineering perspective it might be possible to someday replace the fabric with something else, like glass. I’m really not sure. Eric May 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm Whatever the fabric might be replaced with there will still be a HUGE hole in the middle of the stupid thing letting all forms of bad weather in, making Denver the laughing stock of all cities with proper train sheds. Comments are closed.