Blake Avenue redesign open house slated for Monday

Corner of Blake Avenue and 13th Street.
Katherine Tomanek/Post Independent

Residents can provide feedback to city staff on Monday during the second open house of the Blake Avenue Redesign. It will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave. Materials and interpretation in Spanish will be available, a city news release states. 

At the meeting, community members can weigh in on the preferred redesign on Blake Avenue between 13th and 27th streets. The concept has incorporated feedback from the first open house in May and online comments. 

Following this second open house, community members will have another opportunity for feedback in 2023 before construction plans are drawn up.  

Those unable to come to the open house can provide comments online now through Oct. 1 at

There will also be three pop-up events along the Blake Avenue Corridor:

  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at City Market’s rear parking lot
  • 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Sayre Park, by the shelter nearest the playground
  • 4-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in the Defiance Church parking lot

The design team has input from the community from the first round of comments that implement speed mitigation, maintaining existing trees and parking, consistent bicycle infrastructure and increasing clear and accessible pedestrian space, the release states. 

They used this input to shape Blake Avenue between Seventh and 13th streets. Despite a varying right-of-way width, the corridor design between 13th and 27th provides consistency and safety. Construction is expected to begin in 2024, the release states. 

If you go…

What: Blake Avenue redesign open house

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Monday

Where: CMC Glenwood Center, 1402 Blake Ave.

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