Denver is a great city for architecture, with a variety of styles. The Mile-High City has always held a deep appreciation for solid materials, family-oriented lifestyles, and views of the great outdoors. Here’s a look at some Denver residences that have been celebrated by national magazines.
Architectural Digestshowed a Colorado home which followed the contours of its steep site and preserved the surrounding trees. Interior designer Laurel Quint chose appropriate and comfortable furnishings.
Image via Architectural Digest. Photo: David O. Marlow
Traditional Homecelebrated an elegant Denver kitchen by Bill Ohs, who stated that Denver residents appreciate craftsmanship and wood.
Image via Traditional Home.
Elle Decorshowed Denver’s cosmopolitan side in this art lover’s home downtown, by British architect David Adjaye. The stools and counter in the kitchen were designed by Boulder’s Eliav Nissan, with Art With Function.
Image via Elle Decor; Photo: Emily Minton-Redfield
Four Mile Park. An Old Fashioned 4th Celebration will be held at historic Four Mile Park, a special 12 acre site featuring Denver’s oldest standing structure, pioneer exhibits, and guided tours regarding Colorado’s frontier past.
Fireworks. There will be traditional fireworks displays, but the recent wildfire has led some venues to change plans. For the latest details, visit The Denver Post.
Denver Art Museum. Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective is on view at the Denver Art Museum until July 8. YSL was an iconic designer and his gowns and other works are displayed beautifully in this exhibition.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The exhibit Lizards and Snakes runs at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science until July 8. Children and adults get to view more than 60 live snakes and lizards from five continents.
Looking to buy a new home? You aren’t the only one, the Commerce Department is reporting that the sales of new homes increased 7.6 percent in May from April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 369,000 homes. With mortgage rates at a record low now is the time to buy a home.
Get outdoors this summer and explore one of the many Denver area parks. Did you know that there are 200 city and mountain parks, and several more rivers and trail areas here in Denver? Many open all year round. According to the Denver Post, the Denver Park System, which is 138 years old, is “made up of 154.9 square miles of urban forest alone.” From the trendy Washington Park to City Park, which is modeled after New York City’s famed Central Park, there is something for every walk of life to enjoy here in Denver.
One of the most famous parks in Denver is Red Rocks. Its amphitheater is one of the most iconic entertainment venues in the world.
We wanted to feature another popular floor plan at our Valentia Court community in Denver. The Venice is a Ranch style plan with 2 bedrooms, a study (which can easily be converted into a 3 bedroom) and a large kitchen with work island. Our Ranch floor plan is designed for ease and convenience. There is an option for a finished basement available, which would add additional bedrooms.
Take a look closer look at The Venice Floor Plan below.
Valentia Court, by Alpert Signature Homes, is a beautiful gated community with 66 unique homes just minutes from Downtown Denver, Cherry Creek and the Denver Tech Center. In addition to The Venice, Valentia Court offers 7 floorplans ranging from approximately 1600 to 2800 square feet. Homes range in price from $330,000 to $425,000.
Alpert Signature Homes is proud to be a sponsor of the 96th Annual Denver City Open, which will be hosted by the Denver Tennis Club on June 15-24th, 2012. There’s no reason to fly across the Atlantic to watch the French Open or Wimbledon, the Denver City Open is held conveniently in your own backyard.
Through the years the tournament has attracted top college tennis players as well as touring professionals. This year the Denver City Open will include the Denver Junior City Open, which will showcase the top junior players from across the Rocky Mountain region.