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 Bus: Mass Transit, Race, and Inequality.
Sadly we lost one of our partners this week, District 8 Councilwoman Carla Madison lost her battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with her family, we will miss her humor and selfless spirit.
Tennyson Center for Children gets to keep their home
Great News! In January, the ULC was pleased to sell the Tennyson Center for Children back their original property. In 2005 the school was at risk of losing their campus, and fortunately ULC was able to step in and puchase the property to preserve this incredible school for abused and neglected children.
Read the whole story about the Tennyson Buy Back
Click here to listen to the 9News Story
Get Your Library’s Cards Ready West Denver!
It’s reading time! In March, the ULC purchased property along the west line light rail corridor of FasTracks. ULC will be developing this property near on West Colfax with the City and County of Denver to include the NEW West Denver Library & and a mixed-use workforce housing development with Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation.
Read more about ULC’s latest purchase using Denver’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund
2011 Brings Us 2 New Board Members!
Diane Barrett, Special Assistant to the Mayor, Transportation and Development
Rus Heise, Managing Director RBC Capital Markets
Who else is on the ULC Board of Directors?
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