September 2018

September 2018

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September 2018


Walnut Creek Transit Village: Inspired by the Confluence of Urbanism, Transit and Nature

The East Bay’s premier retail destination is about to become an even bigger draw with the new Walnut Creek Transit Village, a mixed-use development in Walnut Creek, California. Inspired by the convergence of urbanism, transit and nature, JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE’s design for the interiors will create the connection between rail, station and nature in a quality residential and retail hub that fosters commuter connectivity to the entire Bay Area.

With views of Mt. Diablo and direct pedestrian access to the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, BART, phase one of The Village will include 358 homes and extensive amenities, including a Great Hall, expanded fitness, athleisure lounge, bike club, summit library, private dining, kid’s space, rooftop deck, pool deck and courtyard, and paseo. 

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Hotel Colorado Gets Renovated Following 125th Birthday

The historic Hotel Colorado has a few changes in store for its 125th year. The JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE team will be redesigning the guest rooms and public spaces of the hotel to revitalize it for a new generation of guests. The hotel, which was built in 1893 next to the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs, was modeled after the Villa De Medici in Florence, Italy. Today, it has 130 rooms and suites, two on-site spas and two ballrooms.

The hotel has seen visits from famous guests including two U.S. presidents, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft, as well as Al Capone and Molly Brown. An avid outdoorsman, Roosevelt was particularly fond of Colorado and favored the Hotel Colorado for his visits. In fact, the hotel became the temporary home of the President and his assistants during a three-week bear hunting expedition.

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Historic City Park Golf Course Continues with Renovations

At Denver’s historic City Park Golf Course, JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE’s vision of a community-centered clubhouse is closer to becoming a reality every day. Saunders Construction broke ground on the new clubhouse earlier this year and multiple renovations are currently underway.

The interior design of the 22,560-square foot clubhouse features a distinctive blend of materials and finishes that complement the stone, wood and glass of the façade to create a warm and inviting guest experience. Read more…


The Ramble Hotel Recognized With Two AIA Colorado Awards

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE is proud to have been honored with both a “Notable in Denver” and a “Colorado Honorable Mention” award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado for our work designing The Ramble Hotel, located in Denver’s River North Arts District (RiNo).

The project was selected based on our innovative use of materials, space and design, as well as for fostering more “livable communities.” Read more…


Meet JNS: Alicia Johannesen and Tyler Myers

Our team at JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE continues to grow, with dynamic designers ready to bring their skills to new projects. We recently welcomed intern architect Alicia Johannesen and interior designer Tyler Myers.

Alicia is passionate about both multifamily and hospitality projects, having spent seven years framing houses and building furniture in New England before gravitating toward a career in architecture. Tyler comes to JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE after working in the Pacific Northwest for several years. A native Coloradan, Tyler received his Interior Architecture degree from Colorado State University. He brings an extensive background in hospitality design, as well as experience in multifamily, commercial and retail design. Read more…

JNS in the News

Inside Denver’s Best Boutique Hotels 5280 Magazine

Our Colorado: Old meets new in LoDo hotel project The Denver Channel

Doors Open Denver invites us to be nosy neighbors The Know (Denver Post)