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These 12 Denver projects are 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards winners

These 12 Denver projects are 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards winners

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Thursday recognized 12 recently completed projects for their contributions to the “visual fabric” of the city. The Mayor’s Design Awards date back to 2005, according to a city news release This year, Hancock picked a city-spanning group of projects representing a variety of uses; from apartment towers to new restaurant…

Pillars 2020: Stepping it up

Pillars 2020: Stepping it up

The national obsession with counting steps in the pursuit of physical fitness has spawned a plethora of pedometers in the marketplace and a trend toward pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods in the multifamily world. More than half of the finalists in the developer awards category of this year’s National Association of Homebuilders’ (NAHB) Pillars of the Industry competition were classified as…

See the winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has chosen 12 Denver projects to receive a 2019 Mayor’s Design Award. The awards, presented annually since 2005, highlight excellence in architecture, design and placemaking. The city announced the winners Thursday. “These exceptional buildings and spaces are examples of design that is intentional and done with care, that improves our neighborhoods…

A Practical Guide to Denver Design Week 2019

A Practical Guide to Denver Design Week 2019

The inside scoop on which events to go to, how to get there and how to make it even more affordable In its fourth year, Denver Design Week (DDW) has a little something for everyone and anyone who has an eye for design and a love of detail. Kicking off Oct. 17 (and carrying through Oct. 25),…

Cañon City Gets A Facelift With Revamp Of Historic Sites

MARGARET JACKSON, BISNOW | A handful of historic buildings in Cañon City, a town once used as the backdrop for movies like The Miracle Rider and John Wayne’s True Grit, are being renovated in an effort to pay tribute to its rugged history. Unbridled Contractors plans to restore the Hotel St. Cloud at 631 Main…

Denver Group To Revitalize Historic St. Cloud Hotel In Cañon City

CBS DENVER CHANNEL 4 | The people behind some of Denver’s most-popular revitalization projects are now focusing on another Colorado gem — the St. Cloud Hotel. This one is more than a hundred miles away in downtown Cañon City. The company Johnson Nathan Strohe, responsible for revitalization projects on Union Station, the Ramble Hotel and the…

Cherry Creek’s Tallest Residential Building is All About Luxury

KIMBERLY TIMMONS-BEUTNER, COLORADO HOMES & LIFESTYLE | We can’t think of a better definition of “luxury living” than a residential space that incorporates hospitality design principles. Cherry Creek North is synonymous with modern luxury. A charming 16-block outdoor shopping and dining district, the popular neighborhood is home to galleries, boutiques, restaurants, spas, and some of…

Ballerina statues exit as downtown Denver Sheraton gets started on $80 million makeover

JOE RUBINO, DENVER POST | When new owners purchased the Sheraton Denver Downtown hotel last year, they promised to invest in the 59-year-old giant on the southeastern end of the 16th Street Mall. Not a year later, the promised investing has begun. Tuesday marked the official kickoff of an $80 million renovation project will touch every corner…

Johnson Nathan Strohe Expands Leadership Team; Promotes Four 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, announced the firm expanded its leadership team with the promotion of Heather Vasquez Johnson and Sarah Linback to associate principals. The firm also promoted Anne Warner and Blaire Weiser to associates. Read More…

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Union Station

HOSPITALITY NET | Situated at the Crossroads of the Union Station, LoDo and Ballpark Neighborhoods, Hotel Brings Boutique Features, Light-Filled Meeting Space and 233 Rooms to Mile High City. Hilton Garden Inn (HGI) Denver Union Station, located at the intersection of Denver’s Union Station, LoDo and Ballpark neighborhoods, opens its doors. The urban hotel, owned…

Johnson Nathan Strohe-designed condominium project opens its doors in Cherry Creek North

KRIS OPPERMAN STERN, CREJ | The Pauls Corp.’s Laurel Cherry Creek recently opened at 155 Steele St. in Cherry Creek North. Built by Haselden Construction and designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe, Laurel Cherry Creek is a 12-story, 260,255-square-foot luxury condominium community. JNS “aimed to create an urban haven that combines the comforts of home with…

Movers and Shakers Week Ending 05.03.19

MILE HIGH CRE | JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE Welcomes New Team Members Stuart Kenney and Erin Chant JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, are pleased to welcome Stuart Kenney and Erin Chant, both interior designers to the team. “Stuart and Erin have a proven…

233-room Hilton Garden Inn opens near Union Station

233-room Hilton Garden Inn opens near Union Station

LIBBY FLOOD, BUSINESS DEN | Union Station’s newest hotel has opened. The 12-story Hilton Garden Inn at 1999 Chestnut Place started welcoming guests Tuesday. The hotel, developed and owned by Focus Property Group and operated by Davidson Hotels & Resorts, adds 233 rooms and 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space to the neighborhood.…

JV Lands $165M Refi for Denver Mixed-Use Project

JV Lands $165M Refi for Denver Mixed-Use Project

GAIL KALINOSKI,COMMERCIAL PROPERTY EXECUTIVE | McWhinney, Grand American Inc. and Sage Hospitality are using the long-term debt arranged by HFF to refinance the construction loan for Dairy Block in the LoDo district. Dairy Block, downtown Denver’s newest mixed-use micro-district, has secured $165 million in permanent financing through a 15-year loan provided by MetLife Investment Management…

1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future

1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future

SEAN O’KEEFE, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | The tidal wave of change that broke behind Denver Union Station has now, seemingly, enveloped almost every developable parcel of land there was. Washing over what was not long ago a dusty no man’s land of train tracks and trash, a vigorous sea of ambition, money and effort…

Local art, historic photos give new Mercantile hotel a Missoula-grown feel

Local art, historic photos give new Mercantile hotel a Missoula-grown feel

CORY WALSH, MISSOULIAN | When the new Mercantile Hotel opens up to the public on Friday, they’ll see an interior design that reflects the past and the present, in part through a contemporary art program. The hotel, a Residence Inn by Marriott built by HomeBase Partners, hired Radius Gallery to commission work throughout the building.…

No Fooling: Hilton Garden Inn Around Historic Firehouse Set To Open April 1

No Fooling: Hilton Garden Inn Around Historic Firehouse Set To Open April 1

MARGARET JACKSON, BISNOW DENVER | The push is on for Alliance Construction to complete the renovation of one of Denver’s oldest landmarks in conjunction with the shiny new Hilton Garden Inn that wraps around it for the project’s grand opening on April 1. Read more…

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Design Tour of the Ramble Hotel

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Design Tour of the Ramble Hotel

JESSICA LARUSSO, 5280 MAGAZINE | We asked the designers and developer to dissect the design details of the new RiNo boutique hotel’s lavish lobby. Perhaps the loveliest of Denver’s fabulous new boutique lodging options, the seven-month-old Ramble Hotel blends materials, styles, and eras for a layered look that feels both glamorous and completely at home…

Cherry Creek’s Tallest For-Sale Condos Look and Feel Like a Luxury Resort

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Design Tour of the Ramble Hotel

COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | Cherry Creek North is no stranger to luxury, but with the addition of the neighborhood’s tallest for-sale condos, the bar has just been raised. Laurel Cherry Creek, developed by Pauls Corp., is an urban haven that combines the comforts of home with the design of a high-end resort. With 71…

Longtime Denver architect dishes on hotel design, pet projects and what Denver is lacking

Executive Voice: Longtime Denver architect dishes on hotel design, pet projects and what Denver is lacking

KELCEY MCCLUNG, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Johnson believes that quality architecture doesn’t have to break budgets or be absurdly more expensive; it just has to be more thoughtful. Read More…

Denver’s best design projects of 2018, from old buildings made new to a rainbow crosswalk

Denver’s best design projects of 2018, from old buildings made new to a rainbow crosswalk

RAY MARK RINALDI, THE KNOW DENVER POST | Denver is a forward-looking city these days, enjoying — and suffering from — an unprecedented building boom that is impossible to ignore. New construction is remaking every neighborhood, sometimes for the better and sometimes not. But the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards bring attention to the one place we are…

Construction Begins on 18th & Market

Construction Begins on 18th & Market

MILE HIGH CRE |  Greystar has begun the construction of a new 282-unit, 11-story apartment community at the intersection of 18th & Market Street in LoDo.  The community will offer a spectrum of luxury apartment homes with more than 8,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. “We are excited to begin construction on 18th & Market,” said Sarah Chitsaz,…

Mayor Design Award winners

Mayor Design Award winners

JOHN REBCHOOK, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL | Steam on the Platte, the Ramble Hotel and the Punch Bowl Social in Stapleton are among the 17 eclectic projects that are being honored as winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards. Mayor Michael B. Hancock on Thursday night honored the projects for excellence in architecture, design and…

See the winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards

See the winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards

BUSINESS DEN | Seventeen Denver projects have been chosen by Mayor Michael Hancock to receive a 2018 Mayor’s Design Award. The awards, presented annually since 2005, highlight excellence in architecture, design and placemaking. The city announced the winners Thursday. “The field of winners this year is the most diverse ever selected,” Hancock said in a…

See the Winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards

See the Winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards

KENZIE BRUCE, DENVER WESTWORD | Look at the cranes speckling the skyline and all the snarled traffic. It’s no surprise that Denver is a city undergoing a seemingly endless redesign, and it’s not just big developers in on the action. Homeowners, business owners, artists and nonprofits alike are reworking how public and private spaces function.…

How Gen Z will Impact Hospitality Design

How Gen Z will Impact Hospitality Design

HOLLY WELLES, MILE HIGH CRE | Generation Z, the younger siblings of the tech-savvy millennials, has never known a world without technology such as cell phones and smart devices, making them even savvier than their millennial counterparts. Generation Z, also known as iGen, is made up of roughly 65 million people, depending upon which charts you look…

Top Hotels in Colorado: Readers' Choice Awards 2018

Top Hotels in Colorado: Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

CONDE NASTE TRAVELER | Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top hotels in the Rocky Mountain state. Read More…

The Ramble Hotel

The Ramble Hotel

JOANN GRECO, HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE | The 50-key Ramble Hotel nestled in Denver’s River North Art District looked to 17th-century France for inspiration, with a design that recalls a Parisian literary salon. Local firm Johnson Nathan Stroheupdated the surrounding warehouse aesthetic in the new-build’s architecture, while Avenue Interior Design imbued the space with the “warmth and comfort of a well-loved residence,”…

Hilton Garden Inn DUS Update #5

Our Colorado: Old meets new in LoDo hotel project

JASON GRUENAUER, THE DENVER CHANNEL | In one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, you won’t find that many old buildings. So when a new hotel was proposed, one of the last remaining landmarks in LoDo was saved. A brand new hotel is rising in the LoDo/Union Station neighborhood of Denver, right next to one of Denver’s…

Inside Denver’s Best Boutique Hotels

Inside Denver’s Best Boutique Hotels

JESSICA LARUSSO, 5280 MAGAZINE | Denver’s upscale lodging scene is booming, which means you can get away for a night or two without ever leaving the Mile High City. Here, a look at seven newcomers that have opened within the past two years, the metro area’s coolest hotel pools, and the recent renovations that are…

Hilton Garden Inn DUS Update #5

Hilton Garden Inn DUS Update #5

DENVER INFILL | In our last update in April, the new Hilton Garden Inn Denver Union Station was an almost-topped-out structural shell. Now, we have lots of glass and an exterior facade that is receiving its final treatments. Let’s take a look! One of the most notable components of this project is the inclusion of the historic…

Laurel Cherry Creek Condos Experience Summer Sales Surge

Laurel Cherry Creek Condos Experience Summer Sales Surge

MILE HIGH CRE | Sales have been strong at Laurel Cherry Creekthis summer, with nearly two-thirds of the condominiums under contract.  The sales surge has been attributed to the release of the few remaining two bedroom, two bedroom + study, and three bedroom homes to the market.  The release currently holds at least one residence on…

11-story apartment building planned for prime LoDo location

11-story apartment building planned for prime LoDo location

KELCEY MCCLUNG, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | The 302 residential units will range in size from 500-square-foot studios to 2,600-square-foot penthouses. Read More…

dairy-block-art | 303 Magazine

ONE OF DENVER’S MOST ART-FILLED BLOCKS CAN BE FOUND IN LODO

CORI ANDERSON, 303 MAGAZINE | An alleyway and its surrounding businesses downtown are quickly becoming a welcome retreat, with the help of a few dozen local artists. The Dairy Block is more than just retail, restaurants and a hotel, it’s basically an art gallery spread across an entire city block. The local art curation organization NINE dot ARTS…

10 Playful Yet Stylish Family-Friendly Hotels

10 Playful Yet Stylish Family-Friendly Hotels

ERIN GIFFORD, TRAVEL CHANNEL | Kid-friendly doesn’t have to mean costumed characters and storytimes. These hotels boasting stylish appeal and grown-up amenities are pretty fantastic for kids too. Read More…

Winners Announced at 14th Annual HD Awards

Winners Announced at 14th Annual HD Awards

WILL SPEROS, HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE | Hospitality Design (HD) magazine announced project and product winners during the 14th annual HD Awards ceremony in New York at Cipriani 25 Broadway last night. The Hotel Mono in Singapore was named Best in Show in projects, while Random by MDF Italia for ddc took home Best in Show for products. Sponsors included Durkan, Interiors…

Cherry Creek’s Tallest For-Sale Condos Look and Feel Like a Luxury Resort

Cherry Creek’s Tallest For-Sale Condos Look and Feel Like a Luxury Resort

REBECCA L. OLGEIRSON, 5280 | The award-winning Denver design firm Kimberly Timmons Interiors brings timeless style to a 12-story luxury condominium building in Cherry Creek North. Standing out from the pack of luxury residences in Cherry Creek North is no easy task. That’s why the developers behind 155 Steele Street, better known as Laurel Cherry Creek,…

First hotel in Denver RiNo neighborhood

First hotel checks in to Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. It won’t be the area’s only accommodations for long

JOE RUBINO, THE DENVER POST | The Ramble Hotel, home to local outpost of NYC bar Death & Co., opened Monday; The Source Hotel due in early summer. Denver’s River North Art District has emerged as an attractive day-trip destination for tourists in recent years. Walk around, check out the street art, dine at a diverse and…

Ramble Denver RiNo Hotel Architecture

Ramble Hotel Opens In RiNo

MARGARET JACKSON, BISNOW DENVER | The highly anticipated Ramble Hotel has opened its doors at 25th and Larimer streets in River North. The Ramble is the first hotel in Denver’s industrial and artistic RiNo neighborhood. Death & Co. is the lobby bar for the 50-room boutique hotel, which also has a café bar serving breakfast…

Ramble Hotel in Denver's RiNo Neighborhood Opens

The Ramble Hotel in RiNo Opens to Guests

MILE HIGH CRE | The Ramble Hotel, the first hotel in Denver’s industrial and artistic RiNo neighborhood, will open to hotel guests today under a soft opening.  Marquee lobby bar Death & Co Denver and all other hotel lobby experiences will be open to the public on Friday, May 4. JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture…

FIrst Hotel in Denver River North neighborhood

The first hotel in Denver’s River North neighborhood is open

ED SEALOVER, DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL | Watching the River North neighborhood grow around his office into one of the hippest neighborhoods in Denver the past eight year, developer Ryan Diggins often wondered why no one had put up a hotel in the area. Then he stopped asking why and decided to build one himself. On Monday, Diggins…

Architecture Hospitality Design Firm Returns to Expand the Wine Country Inn, Palisade

Architecture Hospitality Design Firm Returns to Expand the Wine Country Inn, Palisade

MILE HIGH CRE | DENVER – JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, a Denver-based architecture and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, urban housing and mixed-use projects, has returned to Colorado’s wine country to design a new winery, tasting room, restaurant and ballroom additions for the Wine Country Inn in Palisade. Owners Richard and Jean Tally originally tapped JOHNSON NATHAN…

Haselden Construction tops out Laurel Cherry Creek

Haselden Construction tops out Laurel Cherry Creek

KRIS OPPERMAN STERN, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL |Haselden Construction recently topped out Laurel Cherry Creek, designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe. The project is being developed by Pauls Corp. in Denver’s Cherry Creek North neighborhood. The 242,050-square-foot development, located at 155 Steele St. will be the tallest for-sale residential building in Cherry Creek when the project is completed…

Denver Hotel Design Maven Entrance

Nicole Nathan, AIA, LEED AP, Paves the Way for Gender Diversity in Architecture and Advertising

AIA COLORADO | As our industry continues to encourage diversity within the profession, JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE is working hard to ensure a diversity of perspectives to better serve its clients and inform its design. The architecture and interior design firm behind some of Denver’s highest-profile hotels including The Crawford Hotel at Denver Union Station, The Maven Hotel…

Localizing a Global Hotel Brand: Moxy Denver Cherry Creek

Localizing a Global Hotel Brand: Moxy Denver Cherry Creek

TOBIAS STROHE, COLORADO REAL ESTATE JOURNAL| Major global hotel brands are successful for a reason. They’ve cracked the code for customer loyalty by providing a sense of predictability, safety and ease of use for guests through a high level of standardization. While these factors, as well as perks such as rewards programs, are valuable, some…

The 15 Most Anticipated Denver Restaurant Openings, Spring 2018

The 15 Most Anticipated Denver Restaurant Openings, Spring 2018

JOSIE SEXTON, EATER DENVER | From food halls to cocktail bars and modern delicatessens. AMERICAN BONDED Where: 2706 Larimer Street Major Players: Seasoned and highly decorated barman Sean Kenyon (Williams & Graham and The Occidental), partners Justin Anthony and Lisa Vedovelli, owners of Matchbox, and Kevin Burke, formerly of Colt & Gray and Ste. Ellie. What…

AC Hotel Architecture JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

AC Hotel gets positive conceptual review from Clayton Plan Commission

BEN STRIKER, CLAYTON TIMES | A proposed downtown Clayton hotel took another step toward becoming reality Tuesday. After about an hour of discussion, Clayton’s Plan Commission and Architectural Review Board gave a positive recommendation at conceptual review to plans for a proposed 12-story luxury hotel. The 119,236 square-foot project, to be called AC Hotel by…

Perry Hotel Key West Interior Design

Gone Fishing: JNS crafts a rustic, seafaring aesthetic for a Stock Island hotel

ALIA AKKAM, NEWH.ORG | Beyond Key West’s commercialized waterfront and the revelry of historic Duval Street is Stock Island, a relaxed, unpretentious fishing haven. Here, on the largest deepwater marina in the Florida keys, an old boatyard has made way for the Perry Hotel. Named for Commodore Matthew Perry, the naval hero who claimed Key…

The Era of Experience-Driven Hotel Design

TOBIAS STROHE, COLORADO BIZ MAGAZINE | It was 1891, and Denver was in the middle of the gold rush. Entrepreneurship abounded, and brewer Adolph Zang and his partners, Philip Feldhauser and William Mygatt, opened the doors to one of Denver’s most beloved landmarks: The Oxford Hotel, designed by architect Frank E. Edbrooke. This extravagant and first-class…

Poka Lola Design Maven Hotel Denver

Maven Hotel

JOHN CZARNECKI, CONTRACT MAGAZINE | The opening of the Maven Hotel in Downtown Denver earlier this year created buzz in that city and across the hospitality design industry. The hotel’s architecture and interiors are inspired by the energy and history of the formerly industrial Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood. Sage Hospitality’s fourth Denver hotel, the Maven…

The Maven Hotel Denver Architecture

Eye Candy: The Best Denver Building Designs of 2017

RAY MARK RINALDI, CONFLUENCE DENVER | The annual Mayor’s Design Awards emphasize the positive side of the city’s widespread gentrification. There’s so much construction going on in Denver these days, it’s hard to sort out the good from the bad from the ugly. Well, maybe not the ugly; things are going up fast and we…

New Embassy Suites by Hilton & Hilton Garden Inn Now Open in Boulder

MILE HIGH CRE | The Embassy Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Boulder — two modern new hotels conveniently located in the heart of Boulder — are now open. The Hiltons on Canyon feature two five-story buildings, offer a combined 376 guest rooms, many with stunning mountain views, as well as 8,435 total square feet of meeting and event…

The Hiltons on Canyon holds grand-opening celebration

DOUG STORUM, BIZ WEST | The Embassy Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn Boulder at the northwest corner of 28th Street and Canyon Boulevard in Boulder opened Tuesday. The Hiltons on Canyon features two five-story buildings with a combined 376 guest rooms along with 8,435 total square feet of meeting and event space, sunlit…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block

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…

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…

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.…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 –…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…