Historic Denver Neighborhood Action Fund – APPLY NOW!

The Action Fund is designed to catalyze innovative neighborhood and community projects that enhance Denver’s authentic character and honors cultural heritage as reflected in the built environment. Through the Action Fund, Historic Denver selects one to three community or neighborhood projects each round. Projects will receive technical assistance, staff support and direct financial investment from Historic Denver, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. Projects are selected through a competitive application process, now open on April 1, 2018, June 1, 2018 and September 1, 2018. Neighborhood organizations, non-profits or other civic associations are eligible to apply.

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Park Hill Neighborhood Divided by Battles Over Historic District, Subdividing Lots

The 2010 zoning code classifies the Montview corridor as an “urban single unit” (U-SU-H) district, with minimum lot sizes of 10,000 square feet; under the current arrangement, the Wongs would need to have a 20,000-square-foot lot in order to split it up, but their total lot size is 18,750 square feet. So the couple has applied for a zoning change that would essentially take the 50 x 125 strip behind the house out of the U-SU-H district and allow it to be developed as a Glencoe (rather than Montview) address — since, on the side street, the minimum lot size is only 5,500 square fee

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