Tag: Redevelopment

Tales From the Field: Halloween Reflections on Our Top 5 Projects with a Spook Factor

By Matt Ashby, AICP CUD, and Ben Peotter, PE Whew! We made it past All Hallow’s Eve and lived to tell about it. A few of our projects had us sweating a little, but we’re out of the proverbial woods now. Our redevelopment and brownfield work often takes us to places with historic and colorful… Read More »

Revitalizing Historic Industrial Districts

A former foundry in Denver’s River North Art District is now home to restaurants, food vendors, a flower shop, and a brewery. By Matt Ashby, AICP CUD While much attention is being paid these days to revitalizing deteriorating downtowns and urban cores, another movement is also afoot: repurposing adjacent industrial districts. The renovation of these… Read More »

Brownfields Aren’t Just a ‘Big City’ Problem

By Scott Wilson What is a Brownfield? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines a brownfield as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” In simpler terms, it’s a vacant or underused site, seen as a community eyesore,… Read More »