Community Assets & Investments

  • 11th Avenue TOD

    Located along the W Line Corridor at Sheridan Station, ULC will partner with a local developer to construct affordable rental housing.

  • 2000 Block of Glenarm

    ULC invested in the preservation of two downtown parking lots for future development in partnership with St. Andrew’s Church. Ownership was sold back to St. Andrews in 2017 and they will create development plans which will include affordable housing.

  • 25th & Stout Denver

    ULC sold this property located near the 25th & Welton light rail station in a burgeoning Downtown Denver neighborhood in order to invest in beneficial real estate that will create a greater impact for community.

  • 303 ArtWay

    Led by Urban Land Conservancy with funding from ArtPlace America, the 303 ArtWay is an exciting new catalyst for Denver. It is a proposed art-themed urban trail connecting paved walkways and bike paths through the Park Hill Neighborhood with a larger vision to expand through Denver. The trail will highlight the visionaries and artists, leaders and community activists who have brought so much life to this unique and diverse neighborhood.

  • Blake TOD

    This site is the first stop on RTD’s A Line Commuter Rail connecting Downtown Union Station to Denver International Airport and will be developed as a mixed-use transit oriented development that will include affordable housing.

  • Curtis Park Community Center

    The community center is located 4 blocks from the Welton and 29th light rail station in downtown Denver and is home to Family Star Montessori School. ULC sold the building to Family Star in 2017 but retains ownership of the land in a 99 year land lease, ensuring the property will benefit the community for generations.

  • Curtis Park Nonprofit Center

    Since December 2012, the Curtis Park Nonprofit Center has been home to nonprofit tenants interested in making resources stretch and increasing for community impact through a shared space approach. The building currently houses several nonprofits including the administrative offices of the Family Start Montessori School whose main campus is next door in the Community Center.

  • Dahlia Apartments

    This affordable housing preservation is located in Northeast Park Hill and includes 36 permanently affordable rental homes one block from a high frequency bus line in Denver.

  • Evans Station Lofts

    ULC partnered with Medici Communities LLC to construct 50 units of workforce housing and commercial space at the Evans Light Rail Station in Denver. This affordable housing transit oriented development received the Mayor's Design Award for design and place making in 2013.

  • Garden Court at Yale Station

    ULC's property is a part of Yale TOD Partners, a strategic alliance between ULC, Regional Transportation District (RTD), Koelbel and Company and Mile High Development. Yale TOD Partners recently completed the construction of 66 units of affordable housing at the Garden Court Apartments.

  • Habitat for Humanity Denver Home Improvement Outlet

    ULC helped finance the acquisition of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Denver Home Improvement Outlet, located at 70 Rio Grande Boulevard, by providing Habitat with a below market bridge loan.

  • Holly Square

    ULC acquired the former Holly Square Shopping Center in Northeast Park Hill in 2009. Redevelopment of the site was led by a community visioning process ULC launched with The Denver Foundation's Strengthening Neighborhoods Program, and the Holly now includes a Boys & Girls Club, Roots Elementary and outdoor community space.

  • Jody Apartments

    Jody Apartments is a 62-unit multifamily community on two plus acres of land situated on the edge of Denver at 10th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard. The site is part of the Sheridan Station area on the W Line which will be developed to include additional housing and commercial space.

  • Land at Sheridan Station

    Acquired in 2014 from RTD, this land maximizes development opportunity at Sheridan Station on the W Line of FasTracks. Development plans include affordable rental housing.

  • Mile High Vista

    The Urban Land Conservancy purchased this two-acre parcel of land along the W Line of FasTracks, and was master developer of the site that includes the new west Denver Corky Gonzales Public Library, 80 units of affordable housing and 10,000 square feet of commercial space with Del Norte Neighborhood Development, and a future commercial building.

  • Mountain View Nonprofit Tower

    ULC acquired the Mountain View Nonprofit Tower in August 2014 as a multi-tenant nonprofit center preservation. The property currently houses several nonprofits and is strategically located in central Denver only 1 block off of Colfax Avenue. This 7 story office building serves as a community hub for nonprofit and mission based organizations dedicated to working in metro Denver communities.

  • New Legacy Charter School

    ULC’s first real estate investment in Original Aurora is now the New Legacy Charter School, which opened in August 2015. This school serves pregnant and parenting teens between the ages of 14-21 and provides both high school and parenting education while providing on-site childcare. ULC’s partnership with New Legacy Charter School brings needed investment into Original Aurora, new jobs, and opportunities for the unique population the school serves.

  • NEWSED Multi-Tenant Non-Profit Center

    Owned by NEWSED Community Development Corporation, 1029 Santa Fe Drive houses 5 nonprofit organizations working in the Denver Metro community. ULC provided a below market PRI loan to NEWSED for the preservation of this nonprofit facility.

  • Park Hill Village West

    Park Hill Village West is located at the 40th & Colorado station on the A Line. Phase 1 of development was complete in 2016 with the opening of Park Hill Station apartments, 156 affordable rental units. The remainder of the site will be developed by Integral and will include additional housing as well as community serving and commercial space.

  • Race Street TOD

    ULC purchased this 6 acre site in the Elyria Swansea neighborhood to be a catalytic transit oriented development. ULC selected Zocalo Community Development to develop the property over multiple phases, which will include both rental and for-sale affordable housing as well as commercial space.

  • Renaissance at North Colorado Station

    Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) purchased the property from ULC in January of 2012, and completed the construction of Renaissance at North Colorado Station in 2016, providing 103 affordable units of housing to meet the needs of homeless and low-income individuals and families. This transit oriented development is located less than a quarter-mile from an A Line commuter rail station and along a high frequency bus line.

  • Santa Fe Ten

    Located in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District only 5 blocks from light rail, this mixed-use property includes 16 units of affordable housing and 7,400 square feet of commercial space.

  • Sheridan II

    Sheridan II is a 2 acre site, located adjacent to ULC's 11th Avenue TOD 1 acre parcel of land at the Sheridan rail station on the W Line. This acquistion expands ULC's development footprint and allows for more flexibility in redevelopment options. ULC and partners are currently creating a development plan that will include affordable housing as well as other uses.

  • Social Enterprise Foundry

    Acquired in summer 2014, the Social Enterprise Foundry is a newly created shared space in Denver's Sun Valley neighborhood. 4 nonprofits work out of The Foundry, all focusing on sustainable and environmental services supporting the Denver metro area.

  • Tennyson Center for Children

    ULC preserved this 100+ year old school during a financial crisis and in January of 2011, successfully sold the campus back to the school.

  • Thriftway

    Located in the heart of Denver's Westwood neighborhood along Morrison Road, Thriftway was a blighted abandoned building that ULC demolished in 2014. Thriftway is now an interim community pocket park that includes a futsal court and gathering space.

  • Tramway Nonprofit Center

    ULC redeveloped this 115-year old, 95,000 square foot former Denver Tramway Company transportation and maintenance facility. Located in northeast Denver at 35th Avenue & Franklin Street, the Tramway Nonprofit Center occupies a full city block and currently houses 16 nonprofit organizations including the Early Excellence Preschool

  • Villas at Wadsworth Station

    This 100-unit affordable rental property is located in Lakewood at the Wadsworth Light Rail Station on the W Line.

  • Yale Commons 2

    This site is a single-family residence located directly north of the Garden Court apartments at Yale Station. The site will be part of the next phase of development planned at this station area.