Fans of Kerouac's “On the Road” know White as the character “Tim Gray,” but White left his real mark on Denver with his architecture and preservation work.
Fifty years ago this month, Denver voters approved the plan, which targeted 27 blocks of downtown for renewal. But many architectural gems were lost, and for years, downtown Denver was a sea of parking lots.
Denver is home to some of the architect’s earliest projects, including the Mile High Center. Many consider his National Center for Atmospheric Research, in Boulder, a modern architectural masterpiece.
Gio Ponti was little known in the United States when he designed the fortress-like building, which opened in 1971. A new exhibition looks at the history, and future, of Ponti’s only U.S. building.
Denver Pubic Schools worked with a New York architect to design a space it hopes will support 21st century learning.
Experts say buildings consume more energy than transportation.
Private companies are shelling out big bucks for public art projects, like giant inflatable rabbits that took over downtown Denver in June.
A scathing assessment of the Iraq War came out of the U.K. this week. It said the invasion "left families bereaved and individuals wounded." Former U.S. Senator from Colorado Ben Nighthorse Campbell reflects on his vote to wage war. There's a co-housing boom along the Front Range, where people share meals and socialize, but live in their own homes. And mid-century modern design is all the rage in southeast Denver's Krisana Park. Many residents wants to preserve this mid-mod character. And Central City Opera presents a 60th anniversary production of an opera about Baby Doe Tabor.
Denver Design Week offers walking tours of the southeast subdivision that could become Denver's first mid-century modern conservation district.