This just in! Denverite covers plans for affordable housing development in a West Colfax parking lot.
“More than a year since neighbors first took notice, a plan to replace a West Colfax parking lot with housing is close to potential approval.
David Zucker of Zocalo Community Development wants to build 16 stories high at 17th Avenue and Newton Street to create a one-block collection of about 320 homes. Half of those condos and apartments would serve people who aren’t rich, including families of Denver Public Schools students without homes.
Two of the four nearby neighborhood organizations oppose the project. Some locals worry that traffic will increase, parking spots will decrease, and tall buildings will zap privacy and sunlight.”
Read more on Denverite here.