Neighborhood: Chaffee Park-Regis
Location: 52nd and Federal
Aria Denver is a modern community for people who want to live a healthy lifestyle, be sustainable and engaged with their neighborhood. Built on the site of the former convent of the Sisters of St. Francis, Aria Denver is a 17.5-acre master planned community that includes infrastructure development to support a variety of green housing options (including townhomes, row homes, and apartments) as well as commercial components. Aria Denver will promote healthy living with community gardens, production gardens, pocket parks, and pathways integrated into the site. Aria Denver is part of Cultivate Health, a partnership among neighboring Regis University, the surrounding neighborhoods and over a dozen non-profit organizations. Aria is conveniently located just north of the Highland neighborhood, an eight-minute drive from downtown Denver.
Project Type: Master Planned Community
Project Size: 17.5 Acres
Number of Residential Units: 450
Commercial Square Footage: 30,000 square feet
Completion Date: Expected 2018
Market Status: Active
Architects: Michelle Kaufman Studio, Humphries Poli Architects, Oz Architects
Landscape Architect: Wenk Associates
Contractor: New Town Builders, Hyder Construction, Palace Construction
Unique characteristics: This project is a model for neighborhood development that is focused on the health of residents in a larger community. Cultivate Health, a project that integrates a university (Regis), Aria Denver and the surrounding neighborhoods, includes infrastructure and programming that promotes community wellness. Aria is also part of the City of Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program, a pilot project that supports Denver neighborhoods in deepening their sustainability efforts.
Aria Denver is part of the Cultivate Health, a cooperative project among Regis University, Aria Denver, and the surrounding neighborhoods. The goal of Cultivate Health is to support the health and wellness of residents in the neighborhood. The project will create infrastructure and programming that promote an active lifestyle, increase access to healthy food, and offer integrated health services.Learn More