Downtown Denver’s 2020 Lawrence Street Construction Project Reaches Vital Milestone

Downtown Denver’s 2020 Lawrence Street apartment project reached a major milestone earlier this month with the final concrete pour, also known as “topping off” the building. The 11-story sustainable housing development will total 367,000 sf.
 
 
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April 26, 2012 - PRLog -- Downtown Denver’s 2020 Lawrence Street apartment project reached a major milestone earlier this month with the final concrete pour, also known as “topping off” the building. The 11-story urban sustainable housing development will total 367,000 square feet, which includes 9,100 square feet of first story retail space and a rooftop deck with amenities.
“I am excited Zocalo Community Development and JG Architects are leveraging the first floor and also rooftop space with resident entertainment space and valuable amenities,” said Shaw Construction Manager Colin Stone. “The finished space is going to be a convenience for residents and environmentally-friendly for the community.”
The market-rate apartment project is planned for LEED Gold certification and scheduled to be complete early next year. Sustainable features include 50 kilowatts of photovoltaic solar panels, a high-performance heating and cooling system designed to reduce energy loads by 40% and a non-potable water cistern and tree-vault planting system for street trees, developed in cooperation with the City of Denver.
“Much of 2020 Lawrence’s construction success, including this most recent milestone of topping off, is because of the dedication of the local workforce and their anticipation of the completed building that will provide much-needed market-rate rental housing for downtown Denver residents,” said Shaw Project Manager Adam Killian.
Project facts:
•   11-story urban sustainable housing development, planned for LEED Gold certification
•   367,013 sf total
•   First story 9,100 sf retail space
•   231-units
•   2nd & 3rd story parking
•   Developer: Zocalo Community Development
•   Architect: JG Architects, Aurora, CO
•   General Contractor: Shaw
About Shaw
Founded in 1962, Shaw Construction provides professional construction services throughout Colorado and Wyoming. Shaw is consistently ranked as one of region's leading General Contractors, Construction Management and Design/Build firms. Shaw's expertise is deeply rooted in the diversity of projects the firm has completed for its clients over the past 50 years. The Shaw team holds comprehensive experience in building and renovating facilities for affordable housing, aviation, education, entertainment and recreation, hospitality, retail, and multi-family residential projects.
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