Denver council outlaws slot homes after years of neighborhood outcry

Denver council outlaws slot homes after years of neighborhood outcry

Source: Jon Murray of the Denver Post

Denver Slot Home Crack Down Comes Too Late

Denver City Council unanimously approved zoning code changes preventing future development of sideways facing slot homes. The change has been a long time coming  for some Denver residents but it will only affect future building permit approvals. There are several projects still in the pipeline that will be grandfathered in before the new zoning takes place. The change would require new developments to orient the building toward the street connecting it to the neighborhood better. Berkley, Jefferson Park, and West Colfax have the highest concentration of slot homes in Denver. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, in this article there are great before and after satellite views showing how the neighborhood has changed.

 

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