The Denver metro's unsheltered homeless population has grown nearly 60 percent over the last five years, to around 1,300 individuals.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
As the names of those who perished on the streets were read aloud, those in attendance joined together to say, "We will remember."
The fenced-in outdoor shelter, which would be located near the city’s dog park would have designated tent sites, port-a-potties and water.
The number of unsheltered people is on the rise, and so is the chronically homeless population.
The Renaissance Downtown Lofts look like many of the other apartment complexes going up in Denver, but it's "one of a kind in more ways than one."
Tolerating a Denver cold snap, the large crowd held candles and chanted “we will remember” as 232 names were read aloud.