“Denver’s Arapahoe Square neighborhood is being pulled in two directions.
A handful of development projects slated for this portion of Five Points northeast of downtown are geared toward helping homeless and low-income people. Many other projects aim to transform the parking lot-heavy area into a spot for new mid-rise apartments and businesses to support them.
The Downtown Denver Partnership is working with other groups in the city to draw development to the area. This will create more balance, officials said, and a better environment for everyone.
“We’ve always looked at that as the last core neighborhood that needs a lot attention and needs a lot of upgrading and reinvestment,” said John Desmond, the partnership’s executive vice president for the downtown environment.”
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Garcia, Adrian. Denverite 7 April 2017.