Page 28 - January 3-16, 2024 Construction, Design & Engineering Students and staff of Dr. Mar- tin Luther King Jr. Early Col- lege joined Denver Public School officials, GH Phipps Construc- tion Cos. and Eidos Architects to celebrate the expansion of the school’s athletic facility with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The facility is located at 19535 E. 46th Ave., and the $15.76 mil- lion, 16,000-square-foot expan- sion included a Colorado High School Activities Association- compliant gym for high school basketball and volleyball. It also included a CHSAA-compliant turf field for high school soccer with bleachers, large plaza areas with walkways, and additional parking. The site redesign, site drainage and grading design were essential to setting the proj- ect up for future success. The drainage improvements include a storm sewer and miscellaneous on-site drainage features. “We’re very proud of our tre- mendous relationship with the Denver Public Schools and com- pleting this tremendous project on behalf of the students and staff of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early,” said Rich Mendez, super- intendent, GH Phipps. s Expanding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College athletic facility Deneuve Construction Services broke ground on Ruby Vista, a 98-unit affordable housing com- munity located directly across from Ruby Hill Park in southwest Denver. It was designed by Gor- man Architectural LLC. Developed by Gorman & Co., Ruby Vista will offer rental units ranging from one to four bed- rooms. All units will be income- restricted for individuals at a range of low- and moderate-income levels, from 30%-60% of the area median income. “We know just how critical affordable housing is in the city. We hear this need every single day,” Denver Mayor Mike John- ston said. “This represents a great step forward for our effort to make sure we can keep Denver as a place that the folks that live and work and serve Denver can still afford to make Denver their home.” Located at 1901 S. Navajo St., the five-story, 100,690-square- foot complex will provide prime access to Ruby Hill Park ameni- ties, including a bike park, walk- ing paths, free concerts at Levitt New affordable community breaks ground in Ruby Hill Regis Jesuit High School com- pleted its 65,000-square-foot Sci- ence & Innovation Center. Project partners include Lar- son Incitti Architects, Saunders Construction and Anser Advi- sory. Construction began in June 2022 on this fourth academic building, which will open for classes this month for the start of the second semester. The Sci- ence & Innovation Center will be utilized by all the school’s stu- dents, helping to address a criti- cal need for additional space, as well as providing upgraded facilities for the core sciences, interdisciplinary exploration, creativity, entrepreneurship and scientific experimentation. The building’s 13 science classrooms and 8,000-sf Innova- tion Center elevate STEM offer- ings and further complement the strong liberal arts founda- tion offered in Regis Jesuit’s unique single-sex instruction model, which currently serves 1,700 young men and women. The facility provides enhanced state-of-the art spaces for the biology, chemistry and physics curriculum and will allow the expansion of courses in robotics, rocket science, environmental science, studio arts and more. An expanded media lab will provide abundant space for stu- dents to develop industry skills needed in producing quality journalistic media content. Prominently positioned at the front of the building and show- casing extraordinary views of the mountains, the Our Lady of the Way Chapel becomes the third chapel on campus, pro- viding a sacred space in this new building and to convey the school’s Catholic, Jesuit tradi- tion. The Science & Innovation Center also features numerous presentation and informal spac- es to invite collaboration and nurture curiosity. In addition to its academic focus, the building also becomes the front door for Regis Jesuit High School. A new admissions center will welcome prospec- tive students and their families to campus, while the nearby McCallin Alumni Center will welcome thousands of alumni back to their alma mater. The school plans to expand the utili- zation of the Science & Innova- tion Center, exploring ways it can become a resource for the community beyond that of its current and alumni families. The second floor of the $36 million building opens on the east side to McNicholas Plaza, a 4,000-sf multipurpose outdoor space ideal for student learn- ing with the capacity to host community events, especially when coupled with the adjacent McNicholas Green. Additional capital initia- tives within Inspire & Ignite 2025 include enlargement of the school’s tennis facilities, construction of which is now underway, as well as expansion of athletic field space. s Regis Jesuit High School opens 65,000-square- foot Science & Innovation Center in expansion Capital Square announced the completion of construction of Phase 1 of its Steamboat Basecamp, a 75-unit mixed- use multifamily property in Steamboat Springs. The project is being developed in conjunc- tion with May Riegler Proper- ties. Phase 1 consists of 75 for- rent apartment units and 8,343 square feet of leasable ground- floor retail space, demised into four spaces. “Capital Square is pleased to report this major milestone in the development of Steamboat Basecamp with the completion of Phase 1 and the initial lease- up of apartments,” said Louis Rogers, founder and co-chief executive officer of Capital Square. Located at 1901 and 1950 Curve Plaza, in the rapidly growing neighborhood of West Steamboat, just off Highway 40 and less than 2 miles from downtown Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Basecamp will also ultimately include 27 town- homes available for purchase. The property includes numer- ous community amenities, such as a ground-floor lobby with space for coworking, ski gear repair area, rooftop lounge, and outdoor rooftop area with grilling stations. “Steamboat Springs is an ideal area for those seeking a live-work-play lifestyle, yet it suffers from a chronic under- supply of quality housing, which Steamboat Basecamp will help alleviate,” said Whit- son Huffman, co-chief execu- tive officer. “Capital Square seeks to identify underserved locales like Steamboat Springs, where we can improve a com- munity while providing a compelling opportunity for the investors and financial advis- ers we serve.” Capital Square and May Riegler partnered with KASA Architecture, which serves as building architect, Deneuve Construction, which serves as the project’s general contractor, and JNS Architecture, which oversees interior design. s Capital Square JV completes 1st phase of construction of Steamboat Basecamp Phase 1 consists of 75 for-rent apartment units and 8,343 square feet of leasable ground-floor retail space. The expansion includes a Colorado High School Activities Association- compliant gym for high school basketball and volleyball. All units will be income-restricted for individuals at a range of low- and moderate-income levels, from 30%-60% of the area median income. Please see Ruby Hill, Page 37