View Larger Image SkyHouse Denver Breaks Ground! Share Tweet Email Goodbye parking lot, hello SkyHouse!By Ryan Dravitz|2016-12-01T12:49:49-07:00January 25, 2015|8 Comments Related Posts River North (West) Roundup MAY 2020 May 27, 2020| 3 Comments 2175 California Renderings May 26, 2020| 1 Comment Two Downtown Projects Go Vertical May 23, 2020| 0 Comments Block 162 Tower Tops Off May 22, 2020| 9 Comments City Park West Roundup MAY 2020 May 20, 2020| 7 Comments Uptown Roundup MAY 2020 May 17, 2020| 6 Comments X Denver and X Denver 2 New Renderings May 8, 2020| 18 Comments Auraria Roundup MAY 2020 May 7, 2020| 4 Comments Union Station North Roundup APR 2020 April 26, 2020| 12 Comments 8 Comments Nathan January 26, 2015 at 10:02 amI was just thinking about this project recently and wondered what was happening with it. I was afraid it had lost traction, but glad to see it’s finally getting underway! Thanks for the update. BallPark resident January 26, 2015 at 10:22 amThat’s a nice hole that will soon be mended. Hopefully the several blocks surrounding this area might soon see development as well! CR January 26, 2015 at 11:10 amHere’s hoping that this will revitalize the Eastern end of downtown. Compared to LoDo and Union Station, very little has developed in the last several years. Maybe some of this will spill over into Uptown as well, which could use some more infill in addition to the couple ongoing projects in the neighborhood. mckillio January 26, 2015 at 2:44 pmSeriously, I just counted 24+ parking lots between Colfax and 21st and the East side of Sherman to the West side of Broadway. Living in Capitol Hill, it kind of stinks that I have to go to the opposite side of downtown to see any of the new, “useful” developments.Cap Hill doesn’t have a ton of empty parking lots to fill-in but Grant and Sherman have their fair share as do some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Nash January 26, 2015 at 5:59 pmGreat aerial photo Ryan! Trinity Church has been standing inside a donut of ugly parking lots for more than thirty years — with the implosion of the Cosmo the final insult. The greed that brought down the old hotel only added to an bleak wasteland in nearly every direction around the historic church for decades.I have life-long personal history with Trinity, and so many times I’ve stood on that corner and stared at the alien landscape. Nearby, the city’s tallest skyscrapers towering all around, but close-up, rows of cars and asphalt, the sad economy of Downtown property ownership favoring parking revenues over buildings.From 18th and Broadway, look north into the odd urban emptiness along Denver’s biggest street, punctuated by tall modern towers, disconnected by flat herds of cars. Or from a satellite overview, the bombed-out result of “urban renewal” reveals a huge hole in the cityscape.But now, great news! A big tall building will be filled with people, who will crowd sidewalks on that corner. A first step, towards Broadway eventually living up to the full promise of its name. Neil January 27, 2015 at 4:42 pmLove reading this blog, and I get pretty excited about new infill development (I don’t live in Denver but I have family there and visit often). My gripe with this development, however, is that it is from the same developers who have put three (3!) of these identical buildings in Atlanta, including SkyHouse Midtown, SkyHouse South, and SkyHouse Buckhead (they have plunked them down in other cities, too, and Denver is next). It’s a tired glass-and-concrete design meant to maximize profit for the developers when we should be demanding better. I suppose this iteration is better than its Atlantan cousins as it won’t come with a huge ungainly parking garage tacked on… Neil January 27, 2015 at 4:47 pmI take that back – looks like it will have the same street-deadening garage as its brethren in Atlanta:http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1593617 Nash January 28, 2015 at 10:29 pmMeant to say this to you at the MeetUp, Ryan — but you weren’t there. Your drone is transforming aerial photography. It comes in lower than a chopper, and reveals so much more! Awesome perspectives — like looking into peoples’ windows! Or better, OUT a ten-story window.Comments are closed.