A New York architecture firm hints at a plan for Denver’s new tallest building

Crown Architecture and Consulting has been tapped to design what could one day be Denver’s tallest building.

650 17th Street, May 23, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) development; central business district; downtown; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite;
650 17th Street, May 23, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

This article has been updated from an earlier version.

A New York-based architecture and consulting firm boasted on its website Tuesday that it would be working on a staggering new structure in downtown Denver, before later removing the project and declining to comment.

Crown Architecture and Consulting claimed it was tapped to design a building slated for 650 17th St. The structure would include a hotel as well as 300 condos, the firm said on its website and in a portfolio presentation released earlier this month.



Report: Denver-area May 8 hailstorm on pace to be most expensive in Colorado history

The May 8 hailstorm that damaged roofs, broke windshields and closed a major shopping center in the Denver area is predicted to be Colorado’s costliest catastrophe ever.

Entry 4 1/2. Colorado Mills, closed due to severe weather damage, May 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) colorado mills mall; hail damage; lakewood; denver; colorado; kevinjbeaty; denverite;
Entry 4 1/2. Colorado Mills closed May 8 after the severe storm in the area. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The May 8 hailstorm that damaged roofs, broke windshields and closed a major shopping center in the Denver area is predicted to be Colorado’s costliest insured catastrophe ever.


Hamburger stand on South Broadway to be torn down for 3-story office

Roth Living plans to knock down the former home of Griff’s Hamburgers this summer and open its new office and showroom in 2018.

An old burger joint at 742 South Broadway, May 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) south broadway; development; construction; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
The former Griff’s Hamburgers at 742 South Broadway, May 17, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A supplier of high-end kitchen and bath appliances is ordering up a three-story office building where a defunct hamburger joint currently sits on South Broadway.