88th Avenue Revitalization

Date: 1/1/2021 - 5/31/2021

A Vital 88th Avenue: Creating a Sense of Place Through Streetscape Improvements

Student Researcher: Erin McMorries

Client: City of Thornton
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The 88th Avenue corridor in Thornton, Colorado is a unique opportunity to create a vital center for the city. The corridor currently faces challenges of disinvestment, aging infrastructure, and auto-oriented land uses. Despite these challenges, the corridor boasts many existing assets and nodes of opportunity. This report presents recommendations that will catalyze the revitalization of this corridor through streetscape improvements, multimodal amenities, and placemaking. 


Colorado Center for Community Development

CU Denver

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1250 14th Street


Denver, CO 80202


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