Ground Breaking at The Crossing in Buena Vista

The Crossing is a 15-acre property located within the Town of Buena Vista in the Arkansas River Valley. It represents a crossing of time, place and people over the ages where three of Colorado’s major railways once intersected with a rich mining and agricultural history. The Crossing exists to enhance Buena Vista’s unique vibrant and […]

Billy Cordova Memorial Park Breaks Ground in Buena Vista

A Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Billy Cordova Memorial Park in Buena Vista was held on June 15, 2024. The park honors Billy Cordova, a beloved firefighter and community member who passed away in 2022.  Billy was a Battalion Chief with Chaffee County Fire Rescue, a reserve deputy with Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department, a volunteer enforcement […]

Skyline Park Kicks Off

Valerian is thrilled to be on the team for the design of block two of Skyline Park in downtown Denver. Despite the unexpected snow, the Valerian team was excited to welcome RIOS to Denver and be part of a tour along with Denver Parks & Recreation to show the lead designers around some local landmarks […]

Salida Skate Park Breaks Ground

On Wednesday November 18, community members and those involved with the project, gathered in Centennial Park to celebrate the ground breaking of Salida’s new 14,000 SF skate park. The winter season may hinder construction a bit but the site’s superintendent, Kevin Lane, hopes the park will be ready for kids in the late spring. We’ll […]

Coming Soon! Salida Skate Park

Salida Parks and Recreation has begun improvements in Centennial Park, located adjacent to the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center. These include a 14,000 SF skatepark that will begin construction this November.  Grindline Skateparks designed the world class, high altitude facility and collaborated with the Friends of Salida Skateparks to solicit their feedback as well as […]

St. Charles Mural Progress Update

The INDUSTRY Rino Station parking structure has a fresh new coat of paint! Greater & Greener selected St. Charles as their volunteer service day site and volunteers spent a Sunday morning planting new landscape, filling play pits with material and even helped to put up the base coat for a large scale mural. The mural […]

St. Charles on KDVR news!

              If you caught the 4 or 5 o’clock news on Tuesday, you may have noticed a familiar sight – the St. Charles Rec Center! KDVR came and interviewed the teen ambassadors of the new park redevelopment. These teens truly make this a one of a kind project and […]

INDUSTRY Apartments – Under Construction

  If you’ve been down Brighton Boulevard any time in the past few months, you know its undergoing major construction and several new structures are beginning to take shape. The final phase of INDUSTRY Denver is nearing completion  – the INDUSTRY Apartments, located right next to the INDUSTRY office space. Valerian was contracted to design […]

Community Gathers to Give Input on Park Renovation

The Valerian team has been busy lately working on an exciting new project! In partnership with St. Charles Recreation Center and INDUSTRY Rino Station, we have been working hard to help create the vision for a new park at St. Charles in the Cole neighborhood. With the help of the St. Charles Ambassadors and some […]