A modern high-rise in the Golden Triangle has been complete for some time now, so it is due for a final update. Eviva Cherokee, an 18-story, 274-unit apartment building took up a large surface parking lot on 13th and Cherokee Street and has had residents moving into the building since the spring.
Let’s start our final update by exploring the back of the project from Bannock Street. The first photo shows the excellent contrast between the recently completed Kirkland Museum in the foreground with great, vibrant, warm colors, and Eviva Cherokee, a modern, blue glass building with cooler tones. As you move around the block, one element becomes apparent, the blank wall podium. Because this project is mid-block, and this being the alley side, any future development can cover up this blank wall.
On the Cherokee Street side, Eviva Cherokee is not just a glass box. A white strip of paneling and grey stucco facade in the middle catch the eye and break up any possible monotony. The first floors on the Cherokee Street side are not dedicated to parking as townhomes line the street and ground floor.
These last two photos show the diversity in architecture that the Golden Triangle features. The two projects shown are only two decades apart yet have drastically different architecture.
Welcome to the Golden Triangle and Downtown Denver, Eviva Cherokee!