Six projects impacting Downtown Denver were honored by the Downtown Denver Partnership on May 30th at the Hyatt Regency during the 51st Annual Downtown Denver Awards Dinner, sponsored by Polsinelli PC.
The winners were selected by a jury convened by the Downtown Denver Partnership in recognition of the businesses, projects and initiatives that have had the most significant impact on the center city. As a celebration of achievements in the Downtown Denver community, the six winners were honored by more than 800 individuals that attended the annual Awards Dinner. At the dinner, Downtown Denver Partnership President and CEO Tami Door commented on a common theme between the winners: creativity.
“The six award winners have demonstrated that individuals and groups of people have the ability to create, to lead and to positively impact their surroundings. We are honored to celebrate these projects, businesses and initiatives that continue to harness their creativity to propel our city forward.”
Clyfford Still Museum
For fulfilling the selection of Denver as the beneficiary of the Clyfford Still estate through a museum dedicated solely to his art and legacy, while contributing to the cultural vibrancy and international recognition of Downtown.
14th Street Project Downtown’s “Ambassador Street”
For completing an extensive streetscape project leveraging a unique public/private partnership to provide a welcoming pedestrian experience and a lasting first impression of the City’s core.
For maintaining the economic and cultural diversity of the La Alma - Lincoln Park neighborhood by completing the first building that is the heart of the urban, mixed income development.
History Colorado Center
For building a state-of-the-art museum on an underutilized block in Downtown Denver, helping preserve and experience Colorado’s history in exciting new ways.
For securing the first Colorado flagship store of the internationally known H&M, attracting shoppers and the attention of prospective retailers to Downtown Denver.
USA Pro Cycling Challenge
For the spectacular final stage of one of the largest cycling events in U.S. history, attracting more than 250,000 spectators to Downtown Denver and bolstering the local economy.