Industrial Undertones

Link 35

Denver, CO

Situated in the rapidly transitioning neighborhood of RiNo, this mixed-use residential building at Link 35 works to create a context for its new community.  Using elements of the warehouses and shipping containers that currently make up this area of Denver, Link 35 provides a modern, dense housing development on a historically industrial block.

The new building design breaks down the massing of the city block for a human scale.  Areas of the building are carved away to create street-level courts and rooftop terraces for outdoor gatherings.  Retail space at the ground level provides a strong pedestrian connection.  Secure parking is accessed from the alley, directing the active spaces toward the street.  The 66 rental units on the upper floors include studio, 1- and 2-bedroom units as well as micro-housing units.  Each unit has an exterior or Juliet balcony.  Each of these elements works to successfully translate the industrial character to a vibrant residential urban neighborhood.