Blue Dot Place Downtown Apartments
Colorado Springs, CO | Urban Land Use Impact Award Category 1: Infill Finalist
Located in the New South End neighborhood of downtown Colorado Springs on south Nevada, this mixed-use project includes 33 apartments (54 bedrooms) and a separate commercial space for a coffee shop/deli and music venue. Now open for tenants, this project is being hailed as the leading example of moderately priced urban apartments targeting young professionals and empty-nesters that want to live in the heart of the City. The exterior design is driven by a desire to provide a contemporary, playful facade that celebrates the balcony spaces by injecting color and large openings at those locations.
- Ground floor parking garage
- 3 stories above
- 33 units
- 1 & 2 bedroom with 2 bath
- Secure entry & parking
- Bike parking
- Storage units
- Dog Run
DESIGN & FINISHES:
- Contemporary decor & design
- 10'+ high ceilings
- In-unit washer/dryer
- Energy Efficient appliances
Check out Urban Land Institute's (ULI) case study on Blue Dot Place featured on ULI's Active Transportation website!
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Green Communities Certified Development | NAHRO Affordable Housing Award, Mountain Plains Region
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Green Communities Certified Development
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