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February Partner Spotlight of the Month: Rick Garcia!

Written on March 2, 2017 at 8:37 pm

As the former Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Region VIII, Rick Garcia has long been a champion for affordable housing, transit oriented development and equitable opportunities for all residents. ULC is very excited to recognize Garcia for all the work he has done for metro Denver!

Urban Update: November and December 2016

Written on February 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

ULC’s Urban Update is a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights stories you may have missed! Check our latest newsletter to see how we wrapped up 2016.

ULC January 2015 Newsletter and 2014 Review

Written on January 21, 2015 at 8:19 pm

Read more about ULC’s busiest year to date, including 6 new acquisitions that for the preservation and development of nonprofit facility space, a new school and affordable housing.

ULC December 2014 Newsletter

Written on December 15, 2014 at 10:08 pm

December 2014 Update ULC Nationally Recognized for Transit Oriented Development Work in The Atlantic Learn more about ULC’s work along transit in Metro Denver in the recent article in The Atlantic’s CityLab! Read Henry Grabar’s story: Part Land Bank, Part Community-Focused Credit Line. Study Shows Positive Economic Impact of Diverse Housing in Colorado A new 2014 economic
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ULC Fall 2014 Newsletter

Written on October 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm

Fall 2014 Update ULC Celebrates First Phase Groundbreaking with Delwest at Park Hill Village West! ULC joined development partner Delwest on September 18th to celebrating a groundbreaking! Mayor Hancock and RTD’s Phil Washington recognized the significance of the Park Hill Station apartments, 156 affordable units within steps of the East Rail Commuter Line currently under
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Urban Land Conservancy June 2014 Update

Written on June 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm

The Calvert Foundation and ULC Announce  the “Ours to Own” Initiative in Denver! On June 26th, the Calvert Foundation launched the Ours to Own Denver campaign at the Clinton Global Initiative and celebrated with its area partners that evening at a local restaurant. Ours to Own provides the opportunity for residents to invest in our community, with an
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Urban Land Conservancy April 2014 Update

Written on April 28, 2014 at 6:43 pm

April 2014 Update ULC Engages Community for Site Planning at Park Hill Village West ULC is partnering with residents, Strengthening Neighborhoods and Radian to create site design concepts for Park Hill Village West.  The property is located on the East Rail Commuter Line, scheduled to open in early 2016.  First phase of development will include 156 units
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Urban Land Conservancy February 2014 Update

Written on March 3, 2014 at 4:09 pm

ULC February 2014 Update ULC Selects Development Partner at 38th & Blake Site on East Line ULC’s Real Estate Development Committee selected partners Medici Communities / Denver Housing Authority as the developer for this mixed-use project.  The development located at the 38th/Blake rail station on the East Line, will include affordable and market rate housing as
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Urban Land Conservancy November 2013 Update

Written on November 25, 2013 at 5:38 pm

November 2013 Update The Staff and Board of Urban Land Conservancy hope you have a very happy and safe Hanukkah and Thanksgiving holiday!  We are very thankful for such supportive and determined partners.  _____________________________________________________________________ Holly Square Redevelopment is Making Significant Positive Impact to Northeast Park Hill Community Thanks to an enormously engaged community who are willing to
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ULC Fall 2013 Newsletter

Written on October 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Fall 2013 Update Click Here to Watch the New ULC Video! What Does the Federal Shut Down Mean to Community Development & Affordable Housing In a recently distributed Op Ed authored by Ismael Guerrero, Denver Housing Authority and Aaron Miripol, Urban Land Conservancy, this point was made clear: community development & affordable housing are critical
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Urban Land Conservancy August 2013 Update

Written on October 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm

August Update Have You RSVP’d for the Grand Opening of Evans Station Lofts? We’ll see you August 27th from 2-4 pm to celebration the TOD Fund’s first full circle development success.  ULC development partner Medici Communities will be giving tours of this neo-vintage mixed-use development at 2140 Delaware St. and trust us, you will be
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ULC’s April 2013 Newsletter

Written on April 9, 2013 at 4:49 pm

ULC Completes Largest Land Acquisition To Date!   Thanks to incredible partnerships with the City of Denver, HUD, Piton Foundation and Gary Community Investment Company, and the Denver TOD Fund,  ULC purchased 9.4 acres at the 40th/Colorado station on the East Rail commuter line.  Phase one of development includes 156 affordable homes (pictured above) by
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March 1, 2013 Newsletter

Written on February 1, 2013 at 3:09 pm

Going Solar!   Lower Electricity Costs for Tenants at Tramway Nonprofit Center  ULC is working to reduce energy consumption at the Tramway Nonprofit Center in Denver’s Cole neighborhood.  We are very excited to announce that solar panels will be installed to provide 50% of the buildings electricity!  Read more about ULC’s partnership with the Tramway tenants and Custom Solar, and
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ULC 2012 Year in Review

Written on December 22, 2012 at 12:33 am

Happy Holidays Urban Land Conservancy Partners, As we look back on a very busy and incredibly successful 2012, ULC is again honored to be a part of the diverse partnerships that allow us to continue achieving our mission and accomplish the goals set forth by our Board.  This year ULC has continued to invest in
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ULC Halloween Newsletter Shows Off Curtis Park Community Center Renovations

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm

ULC’s busy fall continues with some big October events!  Read more about Curtis Park Community Center Renovations, a new groundbreaking at Holly Square and Mile High Vista being featured in Urbanland Magazine.  November looks to be another eventful month- stay tuned!    

October 31, 2012 Newsletter

Written on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 pm

Curtis Park Community Center Transformed! The conversion and renovation of the community center and nonprofit center is almost complete!  Improvements to the shared space gymnasium includes new paint, new mechanical system, new lighting, new gym floor and new bathrooms with a separate entry to provide a shared space identity separate from the Family Star Montessori school. Family
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October 1, 2012 Newsletter

Written on October 2, 2012 at 4:39 pm

ULC Completes Infrastructure at Mile High Vista Next Step:  Library! Last week marked the completion of the utilities and infrastructure work at the entireMile High Vista site on West Colfax.  ULC recently completed the environmental remediation, allowing for the start of redevelopment beginning with site improvements (infrastructure).  With this next phase of development concluding, the library
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September 4, 2012 Newsletter

Written on September 6, 2012 at 10:48 pm

Mark Your Calendars for Urban Land Conservancy’s 3rd Annual Summer Soiree More Positive Developments at Holly Square    Thanks to Prodigal Son Initiative, Piton Foundation, Strengthening Neighborhoods and the HARP Committee, Holly Square will soon be home to 2 new basketball snap courts and 1 futsal snap court.  A new playground is also currently under
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July 30, 2012 Newsletter

Written on July 30, 2012 at 7:28 pm

Join us August 16th to Celebrate Evans Station Lofts Currently Under Construction    On August 16th, from 9-10am, ULC and Medici Communities will host a development celebration to honor key partners who made this development possible.  Construction has begun on this mixed-use transit oriented development (TOD) directly across the street from the Evans light rail
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May 31, 2012 Newsletter

Written on June 5, 2012 at 9:06 pm

  Hey West Denver – Get Ready for a New Library!  Urban Land Conservancy has sold almost an acre of land to the City and County of Denver for its new public library!  ULC purchased the 2 acre Mile High Vista property on West Colfax in March 2011 using Denver’s Transit-Oriented Development Fund and has since invested another $500,000
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April 21, 2012 Newsletter

Written on April 24, 2012 at 5:03 pm

What is the Economic Impact of Building Homes?  (hint…it’s big!)  A recent study by the Housing Policy Department of the National Association of Home Builders looked at the economic impact of building subsidized and market-rate housing. Year-one economic impact of building single and multifamily developments in Colorado equates to $1.83 BILLION in income for Colorado
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ULC February 25, 2012 Newsletter

Written on February 27, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Holly Square is the Site of a new Boys & Girls Club!   Urban Land Conservancy welcomes the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver and the future Nancy P. Anschutz Center to the Holly Square!  ULC would like to recognize the crucial work of the Holly Area Redevelopment Project (HARP) that made this wonderful
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ULC January 21, 2012 Newsletter

Written on January 23, 2012 at 7:37 pm

Transitional Housing Services Continue Near Future East Rail Line Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) purchased ULC’s Gateway property earlier this month.  The former Budget Motel was purchased by ULC in 2006 at the request of CCH in order to provide transitional housing services to Denver’s homeless families along high-frequency bus routes and the future East Rail
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ULC November 19, 2011 Newsletter

Written on November 19, 2011 at 5:44 pm

November 19, 2011 Update   Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.    ULC Acquires 6th Property Using Denver’s Transit-Development Fund! ULC is proud to introduce Blake TOD, our newest real estate investment
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October 25th, 2011 Newsletter

Written on October 25, 2011 at 7:04 pm

October 25, 2011 Update Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.  Attention Nonprofits:  Space is Available at the Phillips Center! Are you looking for a new office? Are you interested in a shared space environment? 
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September 24, 2011 Newsletter

Written on September 26, 2011 at 11:25 pm

September 24, 2011 Update Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.  Thanks to all who attended our Second Annual Summer Soiree!   Urban Land Conservancy, Denver Preschool Program and Education Reform Now had a
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August 22, 2011 Newsletter

Written on August 22, 2011 at 11:31 pm

August 22, 2011 Update   Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.    Affordable “Healthy Homes” to be Developed on ULC’s Land in Downtown Denver. Nine affordable “healthy homes” will be developed in partnership with Northeast Denver Housing
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June 20, 2011 Newsletter

Written on June 20, 2011 at 11:28 pm

  June 20, 2011 Update   Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.    Hey Denver – We Did It Again!  ULC Acquires 4th Property Using Transit Oriented Development Fund.      ULC
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May 23, 2011 Newsletter

Written on May 23, 2011 at 11:27 pm

  May 23, 2011 Update   Our mission is to acquire, develop, and preserve community assets in urban areas for a variety of community needs such as schools, affordable housing, and office space for nonprofits.      Ford Foundation annouces a $500,000 grant   ULC – a member of the Mile High Transit Opportunity Collaborative –
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April 28, 2011 Newsletter

Written on April 28, 2011 at 11:31 pm

April 28, 2011 UpdateWhat’s Happening?  Well…      The Regional Transportation District (RTD) voted unanimously to execute an agreement between RTD and Yale TOD Partners to create a Transit-Oriented Master Plan for the Yale Station area.  This site includes parcels of land owned by RTD and the 3 Partners:  Urban Land Conservancy, Koelbel and Company and Mile High
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Spring 2011 Newsletter

Written on April 8, 2011 at 11:20 pm

Hey Everyone! It’s been an eventful 2011 so far… Not a bad start to the year – saving a school in January, and just recently purchasing our 3rd property using Denver’s Transit-Oriented Development Fund – the country’s first!   Check out the TransportationNation article and NPR documentary special highlighting ULC’s work in TOD:  Back of the
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ULC’s Holiday 2010 Newsletter

Written on December 20, 2010 at 7:37 pm

ULC’s Holiday 2010 Newsletter

ULC’s Summer 2010 Newsletter

Written on July 9, 2010 at 7:39 pm

ULC’s Summer 2010 Newsletter

ULC’s Holiday 2009 Newsletter

Written on December 15, 2009 at 7:37 pm

ULC’s Holiday 2009 Newsletter

ULC’s Spring 2009 Newsletter

Written on May 9, 2009 at 7:38 pm

ULC’s Spring 2009 Newsletter

ULC’s Summer 2008 Newsletter

Written on July 9, 2008 at 7:39 pm

ULC’s Summer 2008 Newsletter