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Posts Tagged ‘development’

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, June 28, Terry Palmos, Vice President of Palmos Development Company, described the “Violet Crossing” project that his company will soon start building on four and a half acres in north Boulder. [...]

Boulder’s Apartment Boom

Boulder’s Apartment Boom

Construction at Pearl and 30th Some of my Boulder friends have remarked to me about the amount of apartment construction underway in the city. So, what brought about all this development? Only a few years ago apartment construction in Boulder [...]

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

The Boulder neighborhood group Friends of Mt. Sanitas would like you to know that once again, the former Boulder Junior Academy property at 2641 4th St. is facing a new round of changes. Tucked against the base of the Mt. Sanitas trailhead on [...]

WATCH: Hogan/Pancost Neighbors’ Presentation on Wetlands

WATCH: Hogan/Pancost Neighbors’ Presentation on Wetlands

This is the first in a series of presentations discussing issues surrounding the Hogan/Pancost development in South Boulder. Versions of these presentations were given at the January 19th, 2012 Concept Plan Review at the City of Boulder Planning [...]

The Atlantic Cities | What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

The Atlantic Cities | What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

"If we fail to insist on the kinds of places that people instinctively love, we won’t succeed, and we won’t deserve to, either." Read the entire article at the Atlantic Cities: What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density.

Development Proposed in the South Boulder Creek Flood Plain

Development Proposed in the South Boulder Creek Flood Plain

At a presentation sponsored by PLAN-Boulder County on Friday, January 13, neighbors of the proposed Hogan-Pancost development, in opposing the project, acknowledged that high groundwater levels and flood hazards probably should have kept the City of [...]

In Your Back Yard

In Your Back Yard

The Hogan/Pancost concept plan will be presented to the City of Boulder Planning Board this Thursday, January 19th, at 6pm at the Municipal Building (Broadway and Canyon). The current concept plan calls for 122 homes on 20 acres of wetland meadow [...]

Hogan-Pancost Development Heads to Planning Board

Hogan-Pancost Development Heads to Planning Board

If you’re like us, you know Dr. Seuss – you’ve either had his stories read to you, or read them to your own children.  Woven into the whimsical illustrations and sublime rhymes are some pretty serious lessons.  One seems very timely, with [...]

The Atlantic Cities | The 19 Building Types That Caused the Recession

The Atlantic Cities | The 19 Building Types That Caused the Recession

"We built the wrong product in the wrong location, and nobody wants it any more.  That’s the reason for the housing crisis, and therefore the mortgage crisis, and therefore the Great Recession. Most people get that the housing collapse [...]

Height Limit Workaround – UPDATE

Height Limit Workaround – UPDATE

On May 17th, City Council held a public hearing on a site review application that would have allowed a three foot violation of the height limit for an accessory structure. After hearing presentations from city staff and the applicant, as well as [...]

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