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From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Behind the scenes of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Newly released documents show nitty-gritty of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Newly released documents show nitty-gritty of Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

State documents shared with the Denver Post included redacted references to the sites and incentives, but the series of emails revealed a coordinated effort by state leaders to brainstorm early and include as many strategic partners as possible, from local universities and agencies to private firms from Xcel Energy and Zayo Group.

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

The biggest David vs. Goliath battle on the eve of Election Day — at least when it comes to fundraising — remains the fight over the grassroots Denver Green Roof Initiative.

Down and out in D.C.: What can be done about diplomatic dumps?

Down and out in D.C.: What can be done about diplomatic dumps?

The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty fenced-off parking lot.

Down and out in D.C.: What can be done about diplomatic dumps?

Down and out in D.C.: What can be done about diplomatic dumps?

The large building at the corner of 22nd and R streets in downtown Washington, D.C., sticks out like a wart in the otherwise upscale neighborhood. Plywood covers the windows, sleeping bags and empty bottles litter the shuttered doorways and head-high weeds sprout through the asphalt of the empty fenced-off parking lot.

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.