Archive for May, 2013

Front-to-back remodel turns house on Colorado Blvd toward Hilltop surroundings

By Mark Samuelson

What a difference one block makes: If you buy into Denver’s upscale Hilltop neighborhood on Albion Street, you’re looking at the $5s to the $7s even for a smaller, older home that may not have been altered for decades; well beyond for larger, newer plans.

Veteran remodelers David Paige (left) and Gary Emig join their builder Matt Hurley in showing the alley side of 250 Colorado.

That posed a challenge for veteran urban remodelers David Paige and Gary Emig, who bought an aging two-story on busy Colorado Boulevard that had been built back when this was a much quieter street, and set out to flip the home to the alley behind Albion. more »