“Heather Noyes walks along the northern reaches of northwest Denver’s Tennyson Street district and sizes up what has been built over the past decade, replacing house after house. She and other longtime residents repeatedly see this from the sidewalk: a bank of gas meters, a fire door and perhaps a storage closet window. Newer … [Read more…]
Curtis Park Neighbors – Newsletter May 2018 PDF Contents: Five Points Jazz Festival Slot Homes Mulch Give Away Group Living Zoning Code Street Sweeping Transportation Plan Update For more information about Curtis Park Neighbors and their newsletter archives please visit the CPN website curtispark.org source: Curtis Park Neighbors email 1 May 2018.
“The Denver City Council just voted to end the era of the slot home, implementing a temporary moratorium that will likely bridge the gap to a permanent ban. With a unanimous vote on Monday night, the elected officials said that, starting this week, the city will no longer accept applications to build the much-criticized … [Read more…]
Name of Document: Property Address Date: 31 January 2018 view City of Denver Community Planning and Development Slot Home Evaluation and Text Amendment website Hearing: Spring 2018 Contact: City of Denver Community Planning and Development. Source: City of Denver website 31 January 2018. “The Slot Home Evaluation & Text Amendment project will include research, analysis … [Read more…]
“Denver has a plan to kill the “slot home,” a much-criticized architectural style that has spread across the redeveloping city in recent years. Read on to see what might replace them. A brief definition: A slot home is a multi-unit residential project that is designed around a narrow driveway or open space, aka “the slot.” … [Read more…]
“ This is a “slot home,” and a lot of people in Denver don’t think this is OK. Fixing the problem — if you agree there’s a problem — is going to take some more time. These homes are often built under a provision in the zoning code called the “garden court form,” which … [Read more…]
“Zoning code text amendment project addresses effects on design and neighborhoods As Denver’s building boom has brought new developments into every corner of the city, some residents have raised concerns with Denver planners about one type of multi-unit structure in particular: slot homes. “Slot homes” (also sometimes called “sideways-facing town homes” or “fraux homes”) … [Read more…]
““Every building going up is tan, brown, red or burnt red,” says Brad Evans, moderator of the Denver FUGLY Facebook page. “That’s every color. I have 50 buildings from townhomes to multi-family buildings that are the same color, same façade,” the former Jefferson Park resident adds. Evans recently relocated to the suburb of Lakewood … [Read more…]