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Aria Multigenerational Apartments - Northwest Denver An early bid for success at the massive Aria redevelopment of a former Catholic nuns’ retreat, these apartments…

In the Westwood neighborhood of southwest Denver, a few statistics sharpen the picture quickly. A healthy community that encourages residents to get outdoors and get moving should…

EDITOR'S NOTE: Those clunky-fun red bikes with the silver baskets have quickly become one of the most visible symbols of urban revitalization and healthy living in Colorado. B-cycle…

Learn all you need to know about the "built environment" and healthy places movements in designing for health with this video explainer. Design expert Angela Loder and our video…

There are likely a hundred ways for a community to launch itself down a path toward becoming a healthier place to live. But Arvada leaders can also think of one way not to do it…

Is there proof greener spaces get people moving around? A skyscraper with an oasis rooftop meadow sounds like a wonderful place. But does it make any…

Artist Kenny Martinez created this iconic poster showcasing the area’s Spanish Peaks.In the heart of Walsenburg, as the Spanish Peaks loom to the south and La Veta…

The bad news about small-town life is that everybody knows everybody’s business. Yet the reality of life under a microscope can also be the good news, when everyone knows exactly…

Denver Parks planners Gordon Robertson, right, and Michael Bouchard, left.EDITOR'S NOTE: A spongy, forgiving walking path for ramblers of all generations. Fountains to…

So, what happens after an Urban Land Institute (ULI) Advisory Services panel goes home? That was the question on a recent visit to assess the progress of three Colorado communities…