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Sage Hospitality Boulder Hotel Design JNS

Sage Hospitality opens two Hilton hotels in Boulder

ED SEALOVER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Sage Hospitality on Tuesday made its first venture into the Boulder market as a hotel owner and operator, opening the Hiltons on Canyon, a dual-branded set of buildings that feature a combined 376 rooms close to the University of Colorado campus. The Embassy Suites Boulder offers 204 rooms and…

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JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Design for Moxy Denver Cherry Creek

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed architecture and interior design for Moxy Denver Cherry Creek, the first of Marriott’s lifestyle hotel brand to arrive in Colorado. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE collaborated with partners GE Johnson Construction and Vision Hospitality Group to complete the project…

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Moxy Hotel Cherry Creek Architecture and Interior Design

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Design for Moxy Denver Cherry Creek

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed architecture and interior design for Moxy Denver Cherry Creek, the first of Marriott’s lifestyle hotel brand to arrive in Colorado. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE collaborated with partners GE Johnson Construction and Vision Hospitality Group…

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Crawford Hotel Best Lobby Design Union Station

Unforgettable Hotel Lobbies, Ranked

THE AGENDA | The best hotel lobbies spare no expense to immediately grab your attention and make a grand statement about the experience to come. When it comes to the many spaces that make up a hotel, the lobby is probably our favorite. It’s your first real encounter with the hotel, and the best examples…

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Maven Hotel Interior Design Decorating Ideas

The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block

HOSPITALITY DESIGN | As Denver’s LoDo neighborhood continues to boom following the highly successful renovation of Union Station, all eyes are on a new development a few blocks away from the train depot, courtesy of McWhinney and Grand American, as well as locally based Sage Hospitality. The 172-room Maven, a sister property to Union Station’s…

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The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block

ARCHITECT MAGAZINE | Denver’s Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood is renowned for its historical brick buildings and industrial spirit. Originally developed in response to the railroad, and the manufacturing and transportation of goods along that artery, this area is now being propelled forward by the transference of ideas and invention through start-ups and creative commerce, as…

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Here’s a GPS for Finding Work in Some of the Busiest Markets Worldwide

ORIANA LERNER, BOUTIQUE DESIGN | It’s not just hot independents that are buzzing. For Nicole Nathan, partner of Denver-based design and architecture firm JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, the key is keeping her process consistent, regardless of the design. “What is standard is our pragmatic approach, which brings functionality to the forefront while enhancing the experience,” says…

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Hotel Design Boulder, Colorado: JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

Two Hilton Hotel Brands Arrive in Boulder

KEVIN CRISS, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | It’s a blue sky Colorado day and Jim Johnson, founding partner of Denver’s Johnson Nathan Strohe architecture and design firm, is sitting across the street from the two-hotel project he’s been spearheading in central Boulder. Asked what he’s most proud of with this project, Johnson responds without a…

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Cherry Creek Moxy Hotel Architecture by JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

Moxy hotel to open in Cherry Creek

MARGARET JACKSON, CONFLUENCE DENVER | Moxy Hotels is poised to open the brand’s first location in Cherry Creek. Developed and owned by BMC Investments and managed by Vision Hospitality Group, Moxy Denver at 240 Josephine St. is steps away from restaurants and shops and just 10 minutes from downtown. The brand is part of Marriott.…

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Maven Hotel Interior Design Downtown Denver

The Maven Hotel: A Chic Colorado Stay

HEIDI KERR-SCHLAEFER, COLORADO HOMES MAGAZINE | One of Denver’s newest downtown hotels manages to capture what the city was and what the city is today by offering an interior that craftily blends Colorado history and contemporary Rocky Mountain design into a chic, yet welcoming environment. The Maven Hotel is the jewel of the Dairy Block,…

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Greeley Colorado Architecture and Interior Design JNS

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Architecture and Interior Design for Greeley Hotel

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed architecture and interior design for DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park, a 147-room hotel located in Downtown Greeley. The hotel hosted its grand opening on Sept. 15. “We designed DoubleTree…

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Cherry Creek Moxy Hotel Architecture by JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

Moxy Denver Prepares to Disrupt the Local Hotel Scene

CHRISTINE DEORIO, 5280 | Think a hotel should feel just like home? Moxy Denver, a new boutique hotel opening in Cherry Creek North this fall, thinks otherwise. Denver-based architecture and interior-design firm JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE (you’ve seen their work at Denver’s Maven, Crawford, and Halcyon hotels) designed Moxy Denver’s modern architecture—the curved wood form at…

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JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Architects New Employees

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Adds Three New Team Members

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has added three new members to its growing team. Interior Designer Kayla McVey joins the firm with five years of experience in restaurants, retail and boutique hotel design. She has a bachelor’s degree…

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Cherry Creek Moxy Hotel Architecture by JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

Millennial-Focused Moxy by Marriott Coming to Cherry Creek

SEAN O’KEEFE, COLORADO CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN | Targeting a niche traveler, Moxy by Marriott is opening a new Cherry Creek location that presents as a boutique hotel with the social heart of a hostel. Promoting a free-spirited, social-centric experience, the design by JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE caters to the Millennial business traveler. Smallish 180-SF guest rooms…

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The Ramble Hotel Architecture: Denver RiNo

The Ramble Hotel to Join RiNO Revitalization Early 2018

SEAN O’KEEFE, COLORADO CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN | The River North District (RiNO) readies to welcome The Ramble Hotel, a well-dressed new construction project amalgamated to RiNO’s unique blend of urban grit and industrial revival. The exterior presents a highly detailed brick façade above a steel storefront building base imparting a sense of permeance though new.…

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Dairy Block Downtown Denver Hotel Architecture

The rise of the independent hotel

COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | The history of hotel design since World War II has been favored and guided by the long and steady rise of franchising and standardization. Familiarity and certainty, with consistent qualities across geographic locations allow guests to be assured of a clean and peaceful stay. Groups as well as leisure and…

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City Park Golf Course Design, Johnson Nathan Strohe

Denver assembles City Park Golf Course redesign team

JOSEPH RIOS, DENVERITE | The city of Denver is pushing hard for controversial renovations to Denver’s City Park Golf Course. This week the team who will be responsible for the redesign and construction of the course presented to City Council members their vision of what the golf course could become. Contracts with Parsons transportation group, Flatiron Construction…

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City Park Golf Course Redesign

What will the new City Park Golf Course look like? We now have a first look at the proposal.

JESSE PAUL, THE DENVER POST | The course will be designed by architect/designer iConGolf Studio with golf design adviser Hale Irwin. Denver officials announced this week what firms have been picked for consideration to redesign the City Park Golf Course and its facilities, releasing a sketch of plans for the site and laying out what it…

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Maven Hotel Interior Design Decorating Ideas

Steal These Decorating Ideas From Denver’s New Maven Hotel

CHRISTINE DEORIO, 5280 | A pro behind the boutique hotel’s eclectic interiors shares tips for getting the gritty-meets-luxury look at home. A stylish new boutique hotel is popping up around every corner in town, it seems. There’s the Maven and Moxy, the Source and Born, the Jacquard and Ramble, to name just a few. This…

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Jim Johnson of JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Architects

At 35, Could the 16th Street Mall Use a $68 Million Facelift?

BY MARGARET JACKSON, WESTWORD | In the 35 years since it was created, Denver’s 16th Street Mall has morphed from the heart and soul of downtown Denver into a sometime civic embarrassment showing its age. The mall is an important transit corridor, with up to 45,000 riders using the Regional Transportation District’s Free MallRide each…

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The Parry Hotel Design, Key West: Johnson Nathan Strohe

The Perry is true to Key West’s seafaring history

BY MEGAN PADILLA, TRAVEL WEEKLY | “The Perry is not your typical Key West hotel,” said managing director Mike Hartman. “We’re embracing our amazing waterfront location as part of a story that needs to be told in order to truly understand and appreciate the area’s local culture and unique character. We’re blending history with a…

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The Maven Hotel Denver Room Design

LoDo’s Maven Hotel Amps Up The Experiential

BY DEES STRIBLING, BISNOW | When the Maven Hotel in LoDo opened its doors this week, one of the independent hotel’s goals was to provide its guests a distinctive sense of place, that holy grail of hoteliers looking to attract Millennials and others wanting something besides standard hotel-ness. “Design is more powerful when it embraces…

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The Maven Hotel Denver Room Design

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Design for The Maven Hotel in Denver’s Dairy Block

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed architecture and interior design for the Maven Hotel, a 172-room independent hotel within Denver’s newest urban evolution, Dairy Block, between 18th and 19th Streets on Wazee in LoDo. “The Maven is a perfect example of JOHNSON NATHAN…

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The Maven Hotel Architecture Denver, CO

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Design for The Maven Hotel in Denver’s Dairy Block

New Independent Hotel Offers Large, Loft-Style Accommodations In Vibrant, Walkable Micro-District in the Heart of Lower Downtown Denver. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed architecture and interior design for the Maven Hotel, a 172-room independent hotel within Denver’s newest urban evolution,…

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Lobby Design Halcyon Hotel Denver

Meet The Architects Behind Some of Denver’s Hippest Hotels

BY KASEY CORDELL, 5280 Home | Local firm Johnson Nathan Strohe’s thoughtful concepts are shaping the Mile High City’s newest wave of hotels as public spaces. It would take this entire page to list the notable happenings at New York’s Plaza Hotel, from venerated performances by such icons as Miles Davis and Ethel Merman, to…

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Small Apartment Design in Denver, Colorado

Tips for maximizing every square foot of your tiny Denver apartment

BY EMILIE RUSCH, THE DENVER POST | Three Denver design experts offer recommendations for staying organized, making the most of your small living space. At the Moxy Hotel, currently under construction in Cherry Creek North, Denver design firm JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE is maximizing space in the tiny 180-square-foot guest rooms by installing pegboards to hang…

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Art at the Maven Hotel, Denver, CO

You Don’t Need to Check Into the Maven to Check Out Its Art Collection

BY LINNEA COVINGTON, WESTWORD | When the Maven opens on March 29 in LoDo’s Dairy Block complex, guests will be greeted by a giant hand hanging from the ceiling. The ten-foot-long sculpture was created by artist Andrew Ramiro Tirado from strips of reclaimed wood that blend effortlessly with the panels above it. The eye-catching piece…

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JNS Three Promotions in March, 2017

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Promotes Three Team Members

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has promoted Jovina Amor to Associate Principal, Kay Hiroyo Galligan to Associate and Natalie Goodman to Senior Interior Designer. “We work hard to create an environment that helps us attract and keep the…

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Firehouse Renovation into Hotel Denver

New Denver Hotel will Integrate Historic 130-year-old Fire Station into its Design

BY DAVID MALONE, BUILDING DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION | A new 12-story hotel has broken ground in Denver near Coors Field and Union Station and while the majority of the hotel will have a sleek, modern aesthetic, one component will definitely stand out from the rest. The historic Denver Hose Company No.1 building, which was constructed…

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Denver Firehouse Remodeled into Hotel Johnson Nathan Strohe

Denver Hose Company No. 1: Historic Landmark Could Become a Restaurant

BY MARGARET JACKSON, WESTWORD | A shiny new hotel will be built around one of Denver’s oldest landmarks, the Denver Hose Company No. 1, located at 20th Street and Chestnut Place. Pending approval from the Denver Landmark Preservation Committee, the Hose Company No. 1 building will be restored into a restaurant. It’s part of a…

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Yet Another Hotel Headed to Denver Union Station Area

BY MOLLY ARMBRISTER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Construction on a Hilton Garden Inn near Denver Union Station will begin this week, adding another 233 hotel rooms to the already busy area. Developer Focus Property Group obtained a $69 million construction loan in order to build the 12-story, approximately $80 million structure. CBRE Group Inc.’s hotels…

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Historic Downtown Denver fire station to Become Part of New 12-story Hotel

BY EMILIE RUSCH, THE DENVER POST | 233-room Hilton Garden Inn is expected to open in early 2019 near Coors Field, Union Station. A historic Denver fire station will be incorporated into a new 12-story hotel breaking ground this week near Coors Field and Union Station. The Denver Hose Company No. 1 building, erected in 1883 for Denver’s…

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Hotel Soon to Rise at Union Station

BY BURL ROLETT, BUSINESS DEN One of the last pieces of the Union Station skyline will start coming out of the ground this week. Focus Property Group is ready to break ground on an $80 million Hilton Garden Inn at Chestnut and 20th streets. Executive vice president Josh Fine said the firm is capitalizing on an…

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Denver Hose Company No. 1 building to be incorporated into $69-million, 233-room hotel near Union Station

BY MEGAN ARELLANO, DENVERITE A new 12-story, 233-room hotel will be built around the historic Denver Hose Company No. 1 building. Perhaps you know this area better as that place with that oddly derelict building in the otherwise redeveloped Union Station. The building was unanimously rejected for demolition by the Denver Landmark Commission back in 2011, says Historic…

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Crawford Hotel Architecture Union Station Denver

Pragmatic Beauty Enlivens Downtown Denver Landscape

BY JILL LADWIG, BUILDING DIALOG | Those who walk into the studio of JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE in downtown Denver are immediately drawn in. The preserved 1800s warehouse on Wynkoop clandestinely envelops modern details that captivate. Inside, exposed brick is lit with amber warmth, glass brick, wood beams and a stairway that is sculpturally encased –…

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The Maven at Dairy Block, Denver

Dairy Block: Heart and Soul

BY SEAN O’KEEFE, BUILDING DIALOG | It’s said there are two sides to every story and some have several more than that. Though already many years in the making, the story of Dairy Block has yet to be written and will likely continue to evolve in generations to come. Certainly Denver has seen a few…

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Maven Hotel Design Denver

‘Monetizing the Experience’ Hotel Trend in Denver

BY JULIE WANZER, MILE HIGH CRE | Amid the current hospitality boom in Colorado, one cannot help but take note of local hospitality-focused design firm, JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE (JNS), which has designed several of the latest hotels under construction, including The Ramble Hotel, the Doubletree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park and The Maven Hotel. When…

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Halcyon Hotel Design, Cherry Creek, Denver

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE designs Halcyon hotel, Confluence at Three Springs project

COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed use projects, recently completed work on the 122,000-square-foot Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, located at 245 N. Columbine St. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE served as the project’s firm of record, acting as the…

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Pierside North Redevelopment Project

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Design for Pierside North Apartment Community

OSIDE NEWS | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has completed work on a new mixed-use apartment community, Pierside North. Located, 260 Mission Ave., in Oceanside, California. Pierside North is part of a five-block redevelopment project designed to enhance the downtown area. “Having…

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JNS and A F Canta Design Magnolia Hotel Denver

BY WILL SPEROS, HOSPITALITY DESIGN | Local firm JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE (JNS) Design and Architecture has unveiled the redesign of the Magnolia Hotel Denver. Newport Beach, California-based development manager A F Canta oversaw construction and collaborated on the overall design. Over the course of a year and a half, the two teams collaborated on the…

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Confluence at Three Springs Apartment Design

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Confluence at Three Springs Multifamily Complex in Durango

MILE HIGH CRE | JONHSON NATHAN STROHE, recently completed work on Confluence at Three Springs, located at 150 Confluence Ave., in Durango, Colorado. The project is Durango’s first new apartment community of its kind in 30 years. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE served as Architect on the project. “We’ve worked on hundreds of projects across Colorado, but this…

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Halcyon Hotel Design Denver Colorado

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Completes Architecture & Interior Design for HALCYON

MILE HIGH CRE | JONHSON NATHAN STROHE recently completed work on the 122,000 square foot HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek, located at 245 North Columbine St. in the Cherry Creek North neighborhood of Denver. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE served as the project’s Firm of Record, acting as the project manager and overseeing all aspects of…

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JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Expands Leadership Team, Names Tom Current as Partner

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, expanded its leadership team, adding Tom Current as a new partner. In his continuing role, Current oversees all areas of the business including accounting, HR, IT and legal. “Tom Current embodies who we are at JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE,” said Jim Johnson, founding partner of JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE. “He…

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Crawford Hotel AIA Interior Architecture Award

Colorado Architecture Firms Receive Top Design Awards

MILE HIGH CRE | American Institute of Architects (AIA), Colorado recognized 36 projects throughout Colorado for design excellence during the 2016 AIA Colorado & Local Design Awards Gala in Copper Mountain, Colo. on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Judged by architects from across the nation, the winning projects were recognized for build, materials, aesthetics, space and…

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The Ramble Boutique Hotel Architecture

New RiNo Hotel to Feature NYC’s Death & Co

BY MARGARET JACKSON, CONFLUENCE DENVER | Gravitas Development Group has broken ground on The Ramble Hotel, a 50-room boutique hotel in RiNo that will feature Death & Co Denver as its marquee lobby bar. The bar marks the first outpost outside of Death & Co’s original location in New York’s East Village. “We’ve long thought…

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The Ramble Hotel Architecture: Denver RiNo

50-room Boutique The Ramble to Open in Denver’s RiNo

BY DANIEL FOUNTAIN, HOTEL DESIGNS | The Ramble, an independently-owned  hotel will open in late 2017 with 50 guestrooms, an intimate theatre and bar and flexible meeting space. Located at 2450 Larimer St., just north of Downtown Denver, the hotel will be among the first to open in the burgeoning RiNo neighbourhood. Known for its…

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Does Denver’s Boom Spell Architectural Gloom?

JOHN KING, ULI | Listen to the audio recording of ULI’s Does Denver’s Boom Spell Architectural Gloom? event at the Denver Art Museum.

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Amenities Revolve around new Cycle Apartments

BY JILL JAMIESON-NICHOLS, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | McWhinney’s newest apartment community in Fort Collins will have all the Class A features renters have come to expect, plus a host of amenities revolving around it. Cycle Apartments will be located alongside the new Foothills Mall, putting shopping, dining and entertainment at residents’ doorstep. “We absolutely…

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Turntable Studios Denver Architecture and Design

A Round of Applause: Turntable Studios

BY CHARLIE KEATON, MODERN IN DENVER | After generations of renown as an iconic hotel, a popular Denver landmark gets new life. With Turntable Studios, Johnson Nathan Strohe has created fresh and vibrant micro housing that blurs boundaries between young and old. One of the newest arrivals on the Denver micro housing scene is also,…

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The Maven Hotel Architecture Johnson Nathan Strohe

Indie Hotel Anchors Dairy Block

BY EMILIE RUSCH, THE DENVER POST | Sage Hospitality’s newest independent hotel in Denver finally has a name: The Maven. The 172-room boutique hotel set to open next spring in Lower Downtown will anchor the corner of 19th and Wazee streets as part of a much-anticipated redevelopment of the historic Windsor Dairy block. “It’s going…

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The Rise of the Independent Hotel

COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | The history of hotel design since World War II has been favored and guided by the long and steady rise of franchising and standardization. Familiarity and certainty, with consistent qualities across geographic locations allow guests to be assured of a clean and peaceful stay. Groups as well as leisure and…

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Union Station Denver

Denver’s Vintage Train Station Gets (Another) Update

BY ELAINE GLUSAC, THE NEW YORK TIMES | In Denver’s Union Station, the Great Hall, a grand public foyer, is unlike most bench-filled waiting rooms. On a recent visit, clusters of friends shared cocktails after work, mobile office workers tapped at computers from a library table, backpackers lounged on sofas, diners grabbed upscale burgers and…

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Cherry Creek New Hotel and Apartment Location

Cherry Creek North to get $180M Hotel, Apartment Developments

BY MOLLY ARMBRISTER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Denver-based BMC Investments — which recently completed work on Steele Creek, a luxury apartment complex — has acquired more property in Denver’s Cherry Creek North and is planning three development projects with a combined cost estimate of more than $180 million. The first project, at 240 Josephine St.,…

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Cash Register Bulding Downtown Denver

Architects on Architecture: Denver Stars Pick Their Favorite Buildings

BY MARGARET JACKSON, CONFLUENCE DENVER | Some of Denver’s top architects name their picks — and their pans — of the buildings in city limits, as well as a few in other places around the world, from Sydney to New York City. Just look around Denver, and you’ll see a city that’s filled with interesting…

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JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, Diverse Design Firm

BY JOHN REBCHOOK, DENVER REAL ESTATE WATCH | A Denver-based architectural firm engaged in more than $500 million in design assignments, changed its name on Thursday. JG Johnson Architects is now JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE. The new name better reflects its leadership team and its diverse staff. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE is a veritable United Nations in…

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Embassy Suites Architecture Boulder Colorado

Denver Architecture Firm Changing Name, Looking to Future

BY MOLLY ARMBRISTER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | A well-known Denver architecture firm that has had a hand in some of the city’s highest-profile projects in recent years will change its name as it looks to the future of both the city and the company. J.G. Johnson Architects, a 23-year-old firm located in LoDo, will change…

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Micro Apartment Design Turntable Studios Denver

Denver’s First Large-scale Micro Apartment Started Taking Tenants on Tuesday

BY ALDO SVALDI, THE DENVER POST | Tenants this week have started moving into Turntable Studios, in a major test of how willing Denver renters are to take a smaller space for a lower rent payment. “This is the biggest micro-housing development in Denver,” said James Johnson, a principal with JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, which designed…

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Micro Housing Fits Bills for Millenials, Empty Nesters

BY TOBIAS STROHE, BUILDING DIALOG | Denver is growing, in size and in stature. Since 2000 the city population has grown by almost 20 percent. The state demographer predicts a growth of 22 percent for the city over a period of just 10 years (2010 to 2020), according to Denver Urbanism (March 2015). In 1950,…

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JG Johnson Architects Recognized for Gender Equality

BY MARGARET JACKSON, CONFLUENCE DENVER | Denver-based JG Johnson Architects is one of four architecture firms featured as a champion of equity on The Missing 32 Percent Project’s blog. The Missing 32 Percent Project is a study of the equitable treatment of all architects across the gender gap. The American Institute of Architects reports that…

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Crawford Hotel Curation Denver Union Station

NINE dot ARTS Curate The Crawford Art

BY CHARLIE KEATON, MODERN IN DENVER | Amid the bustle of Denver’s newly redeveloped Union Station, The Crawford Hotel brings a uniquely modern flavor to a property best known for its history. Getting everything in its right place took plenty of time, resources, and collaboration. For the curators at NINE dot ARTS, placing nearly 600…

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Jim Johnson Crawford Hotel Development

Jim Johnson Led Crawford Hotel Development at Union Station

BY MOLLY ARMBRISTER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | When Jim Johnson of JG Johnson Architects began his company out of his home in 1993, the concept of green design was counterculture. Fast-forward 20 years and Johnson’s firm is an integral part of designing a downtown Denver landmark — sustainably. Johnson and his firm were part of…

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JNS Architecture and Design

Behind the List: Building Boom a Boon for Denver Architects

BY DENNIS HUSPENI, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | With the Great Recession in the rear-view mirror and construction activity ramping up in metro Denver, local architecture firms have seen an uptick in hiring in recent months. Denver firms RNL Design and JG Johnson Architects elevated staff levels in 2014, representative of the rest of the market.…

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The Brown Palace through a Leading Architect’s Eyes

BY DENNIS HUSPENI, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Let’s go for a walk in and around The Brown Palace Hotel with longtime Denver architect Jim Johnson, founding principal of JG Johnson Architects. “The Brown Palace is the gold standard of hotels in Denver,” Johnson said a couple of days after the 121-year-old property’s owners announced they…

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