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Announcing the 2023 Eagle Award Winners

A HUGE thank you to the sponsors, nominees, and attendees for making last night’s Eagle Award Ceremony so memorable. Please see below for a list of the 2023 winners. Read more about the exceptional projects, programs, and people nominated here.

Viña Apartments
Viña Apartments in Denver’s Elyria-Swansea Neighborhood was completed in March 2022 by developers Columbia Ventures and landowners Urban Land Conservancy.

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Source: Housing Colorado


Photos: Black-clad building over Atlanta BeltLine rounds into shape

Apartment stack with retail, affordability component rechristened “Citizen”

MAY 24, 2023, 2:57PMJOSH GREEN

An infill project promising to deliver “convenient connection and lavish living” directly on the Atlanta BeltLine’s popular Eastside Trail has a new name and fresh façade.

Formerly called 678 Edgewood for its address, the $37-million Studioplex project has been rechristened “Citizen” as construction enters the home stretch in Old Fourth Ward.

The 12,000-square-foot retail portion fronting the BeltLine will be called “The Shoppes at Citizen,” according to signage on site.

Now clad in black (or intensely dark gray) planking, as renderings had promised, the seven-story Columbia Ventures apartment project broke ground in fall 2021 and completed vertical construction late last summer.  

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Source: Urbanize Atlanta

El Huequito Is a Taco Staple in Elyria-Swansea

 MAY 16, 2023 11:48AM

Now nestled in the newly built, mixed-use Viña Apartments development off of East 48th Avenue and Vine Street, Tacos El Huequito has established itself as a hub for community in the evolving neighborhood of Elyria-Swansea.

The business, owned by husband and wife Ramón Aguirre and Lorena Álvarez, launched in 2015 as a food truck. In 2018, it moved into a space at 46th Avenue and Josephine Street. Recently its landlord, Columbia Ventures, which is the developer of the Viña affordable housing space, made a significant investment in the eatery and brought it to its new home.

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Source: Westword


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