On the Highland bluff overlooking downtown Denver, construction continues on Richman Ascension Development’s multifamily residential project at 28th and Vallejo. Our last post on this project was in October 2015, so it’s time for an update.
As discussed in our first post, this 273-unit apartment community consists of three buildings located along West 28th Avenue between Wyandot and Vallejo. To the northwest is Building A at 28th and Wyandot, which is separated by the alley from Building B, located to the northeast at 28th and Vallejo. Both of these buildings will be three stories high. On the south half of the site is Building C, which will be five stories tall. Here’s a Google Earth image from October 2015 after excavation for this project had begun:
According to Richman Ascension Development, the project now has a name (Infinity LoHi), a website, and what looks to be an updated rendering too. This would be the view from the corner of W. 27th and Vallejo looking northwest:
On to the construction photos! First up, here’s an image from my friend Jeff that provides a nice overview of all three building sites. We’re looking south here, so Buildings A and B are in the foreground, and Building C is just past the tower crane, which has been installed in the middle of 28th Avenue.
Down at the street level, this next photo was taken from the corner of 28th and Vallejo looking west, with Building C on the left and Buildings A and B on the right. Not only is 28th Avenue closed due to this project’s construction, but 27th Avenue and the stretch of Vallejo south of 28th were also closed to traffic the day I took these photos. This view shows the intersection of 27th and Vallejo and the southeastern corner of Building C:
Here from the intersection of 27th and Wyandot, we can see the southwestern stairway/elevator core for Building C starting to go vertical:
From 28th and Wyandot looking northwest, we can see the underground parking levels for Building A under construction:
Here’s Building A once again but from the northwest corner looking southeast:
We also have some new information about the automobile and bicycle parking for this project. The zoning at this location requires a minimum of 0.75 automobile parking spaces and 0.5 bicycle parking spaces per residential unit. That calculates out to a minimum of 206 automobile and 137 bicycle parking spaces. According to project documents on file with the city, Richman Ascension Development is providing a total of 321 automobile parking spaces (1.18 space/unit ratio, or 56% more than the minimum required) and 182 bicycle parking spaces (0.67 space/unit ratio, or 33% more than the minimum required).
Let’s conclude this post with one final photo (thanks, Jeff!) that gives us a panorama of the downtown skyline from near the project site: