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Urban Land Institute Hosts Panel to Discuss Responsible Development to Avoid Displacement

Written on March 6, 2017 at 5:46 pm

Urban Land Institute (ULI) held an interactive forum last week to examine the best methods for responsible development to avoid displacement and preserve the cultural identity of neighborhoods.

Confluence Denver Highlights Economical Stability of Community Land Trust Model

Written on February 23, 2017 at 5:24 pm

The Community Land Trust model is a more permanent solution to affordable housing, as it ensures the land remains affordable for up to 99 years. ULC has utilized this model in many of our investments, including our land at Holly Square and Jody Apartments.

ULC Launches New Strategic Framework with Kickoff Party

Written on February 2, 2017 at 4:13 pm

To celebrate the start of 2017 and the launch of our new Strategic Framework, ULC invited community members to the Curtis Park gym for some friendly rounds of table tennis.

December 2016 Partner Spotlight of the Month: Holly Square in NE Park Hill!

Written on January 4, 2017 at 7:19 pm

ULC first acquired the Holly Square land in 2009, and has since completed seven rounds of redevelopment. Thanks to dedicated partnerships and community input, the Holly is completed, and a great addition to the Northeast Park Hill community.

Northeast Denver Coffeeshop Brings New Meaning to Apprenticeship Programs

Written on December 22, 2016 at 11:11 pm

Prodigy Coffeehouse puts a new spin on a traditional cup of coffee, as you’ll be served by baristas undergoing an apprenticeship program to better engage and teach youth leadership skills in Northeast Denver.

Westwood Neighborhood Celebrates as Recipient of GOCO’s $2.7M Grant

Written on December 21, 2016 at 10:30 pm

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) recently chose six communities in Colorado as the split recipients of a $13.5 million grant which aims to get kids outdoors.

ULC Joins NE Park Hill Community in Celebrating Final Phase of Redevelopment at Holly Square

Written on December 16, 2016 at 9:06 pm

The newly developed Holly Square overlook marks the final phase of redevelopment for Holly Square. Yesterday marked the final phase of redevelopment for Holly Square with the completion of the Overlook, which is located behind Roots Elementary and the Vickers Boys & Girls Club. Completing the last leg of this project is momentous for ULC,
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Newest ULC Tenant Hits the Slopes to Educate Denver Youth on Leadership and Integrity

Written on December 8, 2016 at 11:06 pm

SOS Outreach is one of ULC’s newest tenants after recently moving into the Tramway Nonprofit Center. SOS is a non profit that engages roughly 5,000 youth annually in outdoor sports.

November 2016 Partner Spotlight of the Month: Northeast Transportation Connections

Written on November 29, 2016 at 5:45 pm

Northeast Transportation Connections aims to lower the number of single-occupant vehicles throughout metro Denver, in exchange for more sustainable modes of transportation such as walking, biking and using transit.

Guest Blog: Denver Shared Spaces Gives Thanks to Its Partners This Thanksgiving Season

Written on November 22, 2016 at 9:00 am

Denver Shared Spaces, which was created in partnership by ULC and Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships, will be finding a new home in 2017.