Upper Colfax News

Discovering the Not So Big® House in Denver and Beyond by Upper Colfax Sunday, June 2nd, 2013


Denver (May 31, 2013) – Historic Denver, Inc. and Northern Trust welcome Sarah Susanka, architect and author of The Not So Big House book series, to Denver for a lecture on June 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Bromwell Elementary School.  Tickets are $20 a person or $15 for Supporters of Historic Denver, Inc. and may be purchased at www.historicdenver.org or by calling 303-534-5288 ext. 5.  After the lecture Susanka will sign copies of her books The Not So Big House and... Read More »

Making a Former Brownfield "Green" by Upper Colfax Sunday, June 2nd, 2013


It’s been more than 150 years since early settlers came to Denver in search of gold in the late 1850s.

Since then, the city has seen many changes in its landscape. And while much of this early history is captured in photos and historical sites, some of the lesser known remnants of this development are still found in the environment, specifically the soils where development once stood. Labeled as a “brownfield,” these sites can be challenging to redevelop, as... Read More »

Bike to work June 26 by Upper Colfax Thursday, May 30th, 2013


Day helps confirm Colorado as 2nd most bike-friendly state

The metro-are Bike to Work Day will be Wednesday, June 26. National Bike Month is celebrated in May in other states, but with possible late winter storms in Colorado, our state has always opted to do it in June.

This year Colorado was voted to be the 2nd most bike- friendly state in the country (after Washington) by the League of American Cyclists. In the 15+ years since its inception, the Denver’s... Read More »

FREE Home Tour and Energy Workshop in Park Hill - June 22nd at 10a - Win a... by Upper Colfax Thursday, May 30th, 2013


Greetings Denver Neighbors!

We have an energy workshop and home tour coming up. Please share with your neighborhood or include in your next e-blast/newsletters and be sure to RSVP, as we are limited on space but will fit as many people as we can. We are hosting this workshop in a mid-century home that has made numerous energy upgrades.

FREE Home Tour and Energy Workshop in Park Hill – June 22nd at 10a – Win a free energy audit!

What better way to... Read More »

Community Emergency Response Training (Denver CERT) by Upper Colfax Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013


What would YOU do if an emergency/disaster hit close to home or work??

What: This emergency/disaster preparedness and response training (FEMA course IS317) will include how to plan for an emergency, and teach basic response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and emergency/disaster medical operations.  At the completion of this training, participants are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role... Read More »

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