“Virginia Village is destined for a new neighborhood district with 840 homes, various businesses, a hotel, and a park. And taxpayers will grease the wheels of the development, which includes lower-income housing.
The 13-acre swathe of land between Louisiana and Arkansas avenues near Colorado Boulevard once housed the Colorado Department of Transportation. When the state agency moved, Denver’s city government bought the campus and sold it to Kentro Group with conditions for relatively affordable housing, open space and transportation.
Kentro officials envision a walkable enclave within a car-centric neighborhood stretching over more than three blocks. Developers say the site will host a 1-acre park and at least 200 jobs. They hope the market delivers a grocery store, restaurants and other businesses stowed on the ground floor of apartment buildings that will rise up to eight stories high.”
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Sachs, David. Denverite 2 December 2019.