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About the Dahlia Apartments

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:14 am

ULC acquired this Northeast Park Hill property located at 33rd & Dahlia in December 2009. It was foreclosed upon in 2008 qualifying it for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The property consists of six buildings with a total of 36, 2-bedroom apartment homes and serves over 100 residents. This property was the first to utilize financing
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Transitional Housing at 3975 Colorado Blvd

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:10 am

A real estate company donated this former Budget Motel to ULC.  This Denver property will be redeveloped into a mix of affordable housing and other public uses in partnership with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH).  In the meantime, it is being operated by CCH as transitional housing.  Located on a high frequency by route, this
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About the Tramway Nonprofit Center

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:09 am

ULC is redeveloping 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 fifteen nonprofit organizations. The Tramway Nonprofit Center, with the $1,000,000+ of improvements to the historic structure,
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About the Tennyson Center for Children

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:07 am

In January of 2011, Tennyson Center for Children (TCC) purchased the city block where it operates at 29th Avenue and Tennyson Street in northwest Denver from ULC. Based on an innovative model in which ULC purchases urban assets in order to maintain, preserve or redevelop them for community benefit, ULC purchased the one-block, 4.12 acre
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About Yale Commons at Yale and I-25

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:05 am

Yale Commons Purchased for $1.325 million in July of 2010, this vacant 1.51 acre parcel is adjacent to the Yale Light Rail Station along the Southeast Corridor.  Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) acquired the property utilizing the Transit-Oriented Development Fund established to create or preserve affordable housing near transit.  The acquisition of the property at Yale
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About the Habitat for Humanity Denver Outlet

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:03 am

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. As of April 2008 the bridge loan has been fully paid back to the ULC.  

NEWSED Multi-Tenant Non-Profit Center

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:02 am

Owned by NEWSED Community Development Corporation, 1029 Santa Fe Drive houses 5 non-profit organizations working in the Denver Metro community. The center was brought together through NEWSED’s offer of affordable rent and its desire to only house non-profit organizations. Derived from NEWSED’s mission, the center has a focus on serving low income people through education,
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About the Mile High Vista Development

Written on October 10, 2011 at 2:00 am

The Urban Land Conservancy purchased this two-acre parcel of land along west Denver’s FasTracks light rail corridor. ULC will be the master developer of the site that will include the new west Denver library, a mixed-use workforce housing development with Del Norte Neighborhood Development, and a commercial building. This acquisition will provide enormous opportunity for additional
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About Evans Station Lofts

Written on October 10, 2011 at 1:55 am

Evans Light Rail Station Site is the 4th Property Urban Land Conservancy has acquired using Denver’s Transit Oriented Development Fund In June of 2011, ULC purchased land along Denver’s FasTracks Southwest light rail corridor that will be developed into an affordable, mixed-use transit oriented development.  This property will provide much needed workforce housing and retail opportunity
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About Santa Fe Ten

Written on October 10, 2011 at 12:04 am

Santa Fe Ten, located in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District, is the fifth property ULC has acquired using the Transit-Oriented Development Fund.  ULC purchased this .31   acre property in August of 2011 for $1.35 million, preserving 16 units of affordable housing and 7,400 square feet of commercial space. “The preservation and structural improvement of Santa
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