Brighton Boulevard Improvement Update

Brighton Boulevard Improvement Update

The Brighton Blvd improvement is part of Mayor Hancock’s, North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC). This initiative is part of the Corridor of Opportunity that the mayor has identified that stretches from Union Station to DIA.

Brighton Blvd improvement project has been implemented to transform Brighton Blvd from an industrial thoroughfare into an inviting gateway to and from Downtown Denver.

The project is in phase 2 of the planning process. The project is intended to accommodate multi-modal transportation, which includes; pedestrians, bikes, vehicles and trucks. The emphasis of the planning phase has been on the following key categories:

  • Safety – How do bikes and pedestrians interface with vehicles and trucks?
  • Differentiate between Bicyclist and Pedestrians – Dedicated and protected bike lanes are desired.
  • Sustainable streetscape – Street trees are highly desirable to reduce the heat impact of an urban environment and improve aesthetics.
  • Arts district identify – Brighton Blvd serves as the spine of the River North (Rino) Neighborhood and as such should be reflective of the character of the neighborhood.
  • Phased implementation – Improvement shall be completed in a block-by-block, property-by-property or character-area-by-character area fashion.

The project vision has been identified as:

  • Include all modes of transportation while accommodating amenity zones, landscape elements and art.
  • Phase 1 implementation within the existing right-of-way.
  • Include an ultimate vision that allows for redevelopment to implement the final vision.

Brighton Blvd Improvement Flyover

Flyover courtesy of www.denvergov.org/NDCC

4 character zones have been identified, each with a different design plan.

Brighton Blvd Character Zones

Main Street Zone – Streetscape design priority on placemaking, side-walk activity, and pedestrian connectivity

  • Diversity of mixed-use and industrial users
  • Celebrate the character of River North (Rino)
  • Stimulate activity
  • Ensure pedestrian safety and comfort
  • Muilt-modal transportation
  • On-street parking
  • Slower speeds

Education, Industry & Development Zone - Streetscape balances placemaking and multi-modal transportation needs. The character of the streetscape will create a 'front-door' for future education and industrial development.

  • Encourage multi-modal transportation
  • Enable a diversity of mixed-use
  • Celebrate the character of River North (Rino)
  • Ensure pedestrians safety
  • Limited traffic signals

National Western Center Zone - Streetscape priority on placemaking as this zone will be the 'front-door' to the National Western Center and an entertainment destination.

  • Stimulate activity on the street
  • Accommodate large events
  • Ensure pedestrian safety
  • Encourage multi-modal transportation
  • Implement safe connections to National Western light rail station
  • Provide on-street parking and drop-off zones
  • Wider sidewalks
  • Slower speeds

Northern Zone – Streetscape design creates a consistent welcoming frontage for existing uses.

  • Encourage multi-modal transportation
  • Encourage pedestrian safety
  • On street parking
  • Limited traffic signals

All information courtesy of www.denvergov.org

Homes for sale in the River North Neighborhood of Denver

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3523 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80216
3523 Wynkoop Street Denver, CO 80216
1 of 5
$1,150,000
Subdivision: RiNo
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,857
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
223Days
MLS
1720974
Unique opportunity for you to own a modern, light-filled, extraordinary live/work tandem home in Rino. Designed by Tomecek architects, this home is a modernist's dream. Main floor has a public...
3521 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80216
3521 Wynkoop Street Denver, CO 80216
1 of 4
$1,050,000
Subdivision: RiNo
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,568
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
227Days
MLS
8587686
Unique opportunity for you to own a modern, light-filled, extraordinary live/work tandem home in Rino. Designed by Tomecek architects, this home is a modernist's dream. Main floor has a public...
2210 Blake Street #404
Denver, CO 80205
2210 Blake Street #404 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 28
$975,000
Condo: Diamond Lofts
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,063
BUILT
2005
ON SITE
3Days
MLS
1928866
Rare Diamond Lofts Penthouse located within walking distance to Coors Field and the very best in dining and nightlife in Denver. Perfect lifestyle location for those that take advantage of all Denver...
2325 Walnut Street #6
Denver, CO 80205
2325 Walnut Street #6 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 21
$960,000
Condo: 24 Walnut Condos
BEDS
3
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
2,340
BUILT
2006
ON SITE
18Days
MLS
2033996
Urban Townhome with fantastic roof top deck with city and mountain views! Upscale finishes throughout, freshly refinished hard wood floors and more. Private elevator access to all 4 floors, including...
2210 Blake Street #402
Denver, CO 80205
2210 Blake Street #402 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 25
$850,000
Condo: Diamond Lofts
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,793
BUILT
2005
ON SITE
108Days
MLS
8111652
This amazing soft loft was developed as a core in shell and includes: Custom Ultracraft Bird's Eye thermafoil cabinets throughout. Kitchen includes Bird's Eye cabinets with hidden trash and...
1420 24Th Street #14
Denver, CO 80205
1420 24Th Street #14 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 35
$789,000 ( $20,000 )
Condo: 24 Walnut Condos
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,968
BUILT
2006
ON SITE
58Days
MLS
8809312
You won't find another one like this Spectacular Townhome that features 2 bedrooms plus loft. Modern & classy, the open floor plan encompassing the kitchen & living room has a spectacular gas...
2525 Arapahoe Street #D100
Denver, CO 80205
2525 Arapahoe Street #D100 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 23
$689,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,282
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
41Days
MLS
6584549
S*park! (Sustainability Park)Cutting Edge and architecturally savvy design by award winning TRES Birds Workshop-own a piece of a private park in the heart of the city* S*park features include...
2229 Blake Street #410
Denver, CO 80205
2229 Blake Street #410 Denver, CO 80205
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$629,000 ( $10,000 )
Condo: Zi Lofts
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,462
BUILT
2007
ON SITE
228Days
MLS
5867864
Exquisitely designed by award-winning OZ Architecture. Located in the vibrant & diverse sought after Ball Park area, allows the convenience & enjoyment of all LoDo has to offer. Enjoy your upscale...
2245 Blake Street #C
Denver, CO 80205
2245 Blake Street #C Denver, CO 80205
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$615,000
Condo: Lofts At 2245 Blake Street
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,935
BUILT
2000
ON SITE
94Days
MLS
2362875
Gorgeous 2-Story Loft Less Than a Block From Coors Field * Expansive Windows on Both Levels Give Tons of Natural Light * Mountain and City Views * Beautiful Finishes Throughout * Great Opportunity...
2245 Blake Street #H
Denver, CO 80205
2245 Blake Street #H Denver, CO 80205
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$600,000
Condo: Lofts At 2245 Blake St
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,804
BUILT
2000
ON SITE
79Days
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7827318
Love living where you can walk to everything? This is the place! LOFT living in the Historic Ball Park district only 1 block from Coors Field. West facing wall of windows with expansive...
2525 Arapahoe Street #D108
Denver, CO 80205
2525 Arapahoe Street #D108 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 20
$599,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,307
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
45Days
MLS
8666101
S*park! (Sustainability Park)Cutting Edge and architecturally savvy design by award winning TRES Birds Workshop-own a piece of a private park in the heart of the city* S*park features include...
2229 Blake Street #405
Denver, CO 80205
2229 Blake Street #405 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 11
$495,000 ( $5,000 )
Subdivision: Downtown
BEDS
1
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,045
BUILT
2007
ON SITE
24Days
MLS
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Don't miss the office/guest room in addition to the bedroom. Plenty of room to work from home or give your next guest their own space. Directly across from Coors Field; steps away from Denver's...
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