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
395Days
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. Walls of windows and soaring...
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
399Days
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. Walls of windows and soaring...
1420 24Th Street #13
Denver, CO 80205
1420 24Th Street #13 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 25
$1,050,000 ( $101,000 )
Subdivision: Ball Park
BEDS
3
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
2,096
BUILT
2006
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161Days
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9004560
This is the one! Unique opportunity for you to own a spectacular live/work tandem home, centrally located between LoDo and RiNo. The open concept kitchen with large island is just perfect to...
2325 Walnut Street #6
Denver, CO 80205
2325 Walnut Street #6 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 24
$960,000
Condo: 24 Walnut Condos
BEDS
3
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
2,340
BUILT
2006
ON SITE
63Days
MLS
6944996
Urban Townhome with fantastic roof top deck with city and mountain views! Upscale finishes throughout, freshly refinished hard wood floors
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2210 Blake Street #404
Denver, CO 80205
2210 Blake Street #404 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 28
$940,000 ( $35,000 )
Condo: Diamond Lofts
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,063
BUILT
2005
ON SITE
175Days
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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...
2550 Lawrence Street #102
Denver, CO 80205
2550 Lawrence Street #102 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 25
$850,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
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2,322
BUILT
2018
ON SITE
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2289439
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 includes stunning gated,...
2570 Lawrence Street #205
Denver, CO 80205
2570 Lawrence Street #205 Denver, CO 80205
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$739,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
3
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3
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1,738
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2017
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10Days
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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 includes stunning gated,...
2525 Arapahoe Street #D100
Denver, CO 80205
2525 Arapahoe Street #D100 Denver, CO 80205
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$689,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,282
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213Days
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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...
2525 Arapahoe Street #101
Denver, CO 80205
2525 Arapahoe Street #101 Denver, CO 80205
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$649,000
Condo: S*Park
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,248
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2018
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6990446
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 includes stunning gated,...
3437 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80205
3437 Lawrence Street Denver, CO 80205
1 of 19
$619,000
Subdivision: Curtis Park
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
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1,460
BUILT
2018
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49Days
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The RiNo Duplex residences are newly constructed - offering stainless steel appliances, gas fireplaces, beautiful designer-selected finishes, hardwood floors, and washer/dryer hookups. The floorplans...
2680 Blake Street #4
Denver, CO 80205
2680 Blake Street #4 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 24
$600,000
Subdivision: River North
BEDS
2
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,341
BUILT
2005
ON SITE
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FANTASTIC TOWNHOME IN UNBEATABLE LOCATION: right in the heart of RiNo where you can walk to the best restaurants and bars in town. Or just a few blocks to Coors Field and LoDo. GREAT FLOORPLAN:...
2229 Blake Street #301
Denver, CO 80205
2229 Blake Street #301 Denver, CO 80205
1 of 35
$570,000 ( $20,000 )
Subdivision: Denver
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
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1,433
BUILT
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ON SITE
71Days
MLS
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MOTIVATED SELLER! Quintessential downtown living in this LODO, industrial chic loft designed by Oz Architecture will make attending Rockies game a cinch! Secured entrance, gorgeous gourmet kitchen...
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