Larimer Square developer looks to add hotel, affordable homes, green roofs

Larimer Square developers plan to add two towers to the street that will include hotel rooms, condos, apartments and green spaces.

A rendering of two new buildings planned for Larimer Square. (Courtesy of Urban Villages)
A rendering of two new buildings planned for Larimer Square. (Courtesy of Urban Villages)

The steward of Larimer Square believes now is the time to plan for the next 50 years for the iconic area in downtown Denver.

The CEO of Larimer Associates, Jeff Hermanson, plans to work with the Denver-based real estate firm Urban Villages to add two towers to the street that will include hotel rooms, condos, apartments and green spaces. The team hopes to break ground on the multi-million dollar project by 2020.


Diamond Cabaret strip club says it’s the ‘cherry on top’ of downtown Denver

“We’re the cherry on top of everything that goes on for the convention center,” the Diamond Cabaret’s owner said.

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Outside the Diamond Cabaret, Feb. 15, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Diamond Cabaret is a downtown goer’s best friend, according to the owner of the Denver strip club.

“We’re the cherry on top of everything that goes on for the convention center,” said Troy Lowrie, CEO of VCG Holding Corp.


Tres Hispanic craft breweries underway with Denver Beer Co. leading pack

Denver Beer Co., Raices Brewing and Dos Luces are planned for Denver.

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A packed patio at Denver Beer Company in Highland. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver Beer Co. plans to unveil a new concept this spring that will honor the traditions, flavors and culture of Mexico.

Cerveceria Colorado will fill the space that formerly housed the Denver Beer Co. Barrel Room near Commons Park. Elsewhere in the city, Raices Brewing is close to finalizing a location and Dos Luces is underway along South Broadway.


Denver selected as NFL Draft finalist for 2019 or 2020

Denver is in the playoffs to win the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos announced Thursday.

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A toy of the old Mile High Stadium at Bill’s Sports Collectibles. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver is in the playoffs to win the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft, the Broncos announced Thursday.

The Mile High City is up against Cleveland-Canton in Ohio; Kansas City, Missouri; Las Vegas; and Nashville, Tennessee. The NFL is expected to announce the host cities for both of the upcoming two drafts during the Spring League Meeting scheduled for May 21-23 in Atlanta.