The historic Union Station has been revitalized as the centerpiece of a bustling downtown, offering more transportation services, connections, and access than ever before.
The historic Union Station has been revitalized as the centerpiece of a bustling downtown, offering more transportation services, connections, and access than ever before. Buses began running at underground bus concourse May At the same time, Market Street Station closed.
View a slideshow of the celebration below: A new city within a city is being constructed in LoDo with transit at its center. What used to be an abandoned rail yard is now a bustling urban environment, bursting with new businesses, new buildings, and new transportation options.
A complete transit experience, and significant architectural icon, the Union Station Transit Center offers bus, light rail, a new gate bus concourse, Amtrak, and soon commuter rail - under one roof.
Nearby retail, residences, and parks complete the transformation. A huge crowd gathered to watch the proceedings and then they stayed as the grand opening celebration was capped off with a festival all afternoon along 17th between the light rail station and the historic building. A spectacular "Flash Mob" formed and performed a fun dance routine for the crowd.
See the videos of that here. Another talented group of performers most definitely helped the crowds get in the spirit of the festivities. The drumline from ThunderRidge High School in Highlands Ranch joined us and led the way to kick off the grand opening events.
We have video of some of their hot performance as well. For more about the EIS click here. Work began on Dec.
Transit-Oriented Development DUS provides an opportunity to create a dense, mixed-use transit-oriented development adjacent to the transit facility and may include up to 2 million square feet of development on the DUS site. It will be the "Grand Central Station" of the metropolitan region as the center of the regional transit system in the heart of the city.
Urban Transit Center Denver's Larimer Associates is handling the retail leasing of the remodeled urban transit center, which will feature more than 22, square feet of ground floor space divided into approximately 10 independent retail and restaurant outlets.
It will feature a 12, square foot public common area, the "Great Hall," and 40, square feet of outdoor plaza space. In addition, the redeveloped Union Station will house Amtrak and RTD as well as a new room independent hotel on the upper levels to be managed by Denver's Sage Hospitality.Denver’s historic Union Station is a Beaux Arts masterpiece located on the edge of the city’s central business district.
SOM was commissioned to expand and transform this station into a major regional transportation hub. With service from Denver International Airport into the heart of Downtown Denver at Union Station, the University of Colorado A Line is opening up connections all across the Denver-metro area.
Union Station is a multi-modal transit hub offering light rail, commuter rail, Greyhound, and Amtrak, as well as local and regional bus routes serving.
The Union Station Transit Improvement Project is transforming Denver's historic Union Station into a regional multi-modal transportation hub. The acre, $ million project is located in downtown Denver and includes an underground bus terminal (23 FT below grade) containing 22 bus slips; 40,square-foot underground passenger concourse; eight-track commuter rail station; and the.
Located in downtown Denver, Union Station boasts an eclectic array of the city’s top restaurants, bars, and shops in addition to The Crawford Hotel and RTD Station. Explore the renowned year-old timeless historic landmark, a space for locals and visitors alike. Union Station is also the site of Denver's latest urban beekeeping program, with four hives located on the roof of the building.
The station and its restaurants partnered on the project, so honey and honeycombs produced on-site are often featured in special pastries, drinks and other treats. Denver Union Station project finance structure is complex series of both public and private sources that were in great part conceived by the Continuum led team.
The public infrastructure project is financed using a combination of both public and private sources.