highlands: Colorado Architecture #3 | Highlands - 08/24/08 10:07 AM
West Hayward Place is one of my favorites streets in Denver for viewing homes from the Victorian Architectural Period.  These homes were built in the late 1800's and reside in the popular Highlands area, which is approximately a five minute drive from downtown Denver.  The street is very peaceful, with old trees with large canopies providing blankets of shade.  Victorian Cottages primarily line the street, with their acute roof slopes creating a pattern of triangles lined up.  Upon closer look, you will see what makes these homes so unique; the detail in the woodworking on the gables and the use of … (0 comments)

highlands: Colorado Architecture #1; Highlands - 08/02/08 04:09 AM
A revitalization has been occurring in various historic Denver neighborhoods, particularly in the general Highlands (Denver NW) and Washington Park areas.  This revitalization has included an increasing number of property scrapes.  On the scraped lots, new homes are being built, in styles including Prairie, Craftsman, and Modern.  These historic neighborhoods, in the past, have been comprised primarily of bungalow's, craftman style homes and Victorian style homes, so the homes of modern design are new to the landscape.  Many of the local residents would like to preserve the architectural integrity of the neighborhoods and do not appreciate the new development, and in … (0 comments)

highlands: 26th Annual Highlands Square Street Fair - 06/11/08 04:23 AM
Saturday June 14, 2008 is this year's date for the 26th Annual Highlands Square Street Fair.  Happy times ahead!  The event is free and has historically attracted over 40,000 visitors.  The event will have the following:
-Live music on 3 stages
-Food
-Beer and cocktails
-Over 150 vendors
-A special 'fun zone' for kids
-Classic car show
Go to the link below for more information:
http://www.highlands-square.com/fair/fair.asp
 
Stefan Geyer
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highlands: Denver City Council to Vote on Sloan Lake and West Highlands April 28th - 04/18/08 12:30 PM
Denver City Council will vote on the rezoning applications in the Sloan Lake and West Highlands neighborhoods after a public hearing on April 28th. The hearing is scheduled for 5:30 PM in the City Council chambers.
The Denver Board of REALTORS generally opposes involuntary "downzonings". Downzoning from R-2 to R-1 limits potential use of the property and could negatively impact values. Duplex properties are very popular in these neighborhoods and have always been common.  Some of the new contemporary styles can draw higher than average demand, evident in marketing time and price.  Keeping the zoning as R-2 will help retain character, appeal and owner/builder flexibility.
An article regarding … (3 comments)

 
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