Are you a business owner or resident within the BID’s boundaries (Grant to Josephine, between 14th and 16th)? Want to help us make Colfax clean, safe, and friendly? We’re seeking Block Captains throughout the district to keep their block actively involved in crime prevention efforts as well as the important process of information exchange between…

We’re on the hunt for a new blogger for our sister site, Characters of Colfax. We started the blog in January to highlight the people, places, and things that make Colfax, Colfax. If you love to write and also love all of the character that Colfax has to offer, keep reading. Our current writer is…

The good news is that Colfax is a desirable place for everyone. In some cases, “everyone” includes criminals committing crimes. I (Frank) would be happy to talk with you in more detail about how we are addressing this issue. Let me give you the snapshot of our approach to the complex and interlocking issues we…

The Colfax Ave Business Improvement District hosted the 2nd Annual Art-i-fax Street Party on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Park Ave was shut down from Colfax to Humboldt for the day which provided a great central space for the party, made the intersection of Colfax and Park safer for pedestrians and vehicles, and gave attendees a…

A few weeks ago, we asked you to speak up and let Mayor Hancock and City Council know that you wanted the Colfax Corridor Improvements fully funded in the 2017 General Obligation (GO) Bond after being cut to $6 million. In true Colfax form, you made your voices heard. Yesterday morning, Mayor Hancock announced that…

In the next 25 years, more than 110,000 new jobs, an additional 40,000 person trips per day, and 25,000 new residents will come to the Colfax corridor (data provided by the Colfax Corridor Connections study). That’s a recipe for a chaotic “mosh-pit” style in the public realm on Colfax if critical improvements are not made. This…

Denver’s 2017 General Obligation Bond (GO Bond) process is picking up steam as the Executive Committee reviews and prioritizes projects proposed by the bond’s five subcommittees (Transportation and Mobility, Parks and Recreation, Arts and Culture, City-Owned Facilities, and Safety Facilities). We are happy to report that so far, the Colfax Corridor Improvements remain a high…

Safety is one of the highest priorities for The Colfax Ave BID, and we continue to stay dedicated to improving the street environment along the corridor. Last year, we expanded our Clean, Safe and Friendly initiative with the addition of hiring both off-duty police and a private security company, Mile High Protection Services. Due to the…

Hundreds of millions of dollars (up to $900M to be exact) are up for grabs through the city’s 2017 General Obligation, or “GO Bond”, and Colfax Ave is working hard to fight for much-needed improvements along the corridor. Colfax Ave, along with the three other Colfax Business Improvement Districts (Mayfair, Bluebird and West Colfax), formed…