Hard Hat Tours

See Denver’s latest building programs before they become a reality!

See Denver’s latest building projects before they become a reality! Join our highly anticipated monthly tours to experience a truly unique view of our city’s featured construction projects. Each tour showcases these buildings at one moment in their evolution and reveals a rare “behind the scenes” glimpse into each one at various stages of development.

2017 Hard Hat Tours

  • Hotel Indigo at Union Station (January 12) – Recap
  • Blue Moon Brewery (February 23) – Recap
  • 1401 Lawrence (March 14) – recap
  • Red Rocks Recreation Center (April 6) – Recap
  • Doors Open Denver (April 29-30) – Information
  • CU Boulder Athletics Complex (May 16) – recap
  • Kirkland Museum (June) – recap
  • Metro State Aerospace & Engineering Sciences Building (July 26) – Recap
  • Country Club Towers  (August 16) – Recap
  • Source Hotel (September 12) – Recap
  • Repeat Source Hotel (September 26)
  • Le Meridian/AC Hotel (October)
  • Borne Hotel/Union Station Block A (November)
  • Zeppelin Station

2016 Hard Hat Tours

  • Davis Partnership New Office in The Bindery (January 27) – Information recap
  • 1401 Lawrence St. (March 3)  recap
  • Doors Open Denver (April 23-24) – Information
  • VA Medical Center Aurora (May 19) – recap
  • Dairy Block (September 7) – recap
  • Union Denver (October 13) – recap
  • Centric Apartments (November 17) – recap

2015 Hard Hat Tours

  • Rocky Mountain Deaf School (January 8, 2015) –  recap
  • Downtown Denver Expeditionary School (February 11, 2015, 4:30 p.m.) – recap
  • EnV Denver (March 11, 2015, 4:30 p.m.) – recap
  • Doors Open Denver (April 25-26) – Information
  • The Platform at Union Station (May 27, 4:30-6:00 p.m.) – recap
  • Triangle Building at Union Station (June 25, 4:30-6:00 p.m.) – recap
  • New Breckenridge Brewery Campus on S. Santa Fe Drive (July 29, 5:30 p.m.) – recap
  • Repeat of New Breckenridge Brewery Campus on S. Santa Fe Drive (August 5, 5:30 p.m.)
  • Turntable Micro-Apartments (October 14, 4:00-5:30 p.m.) – recap
  • DIA Hotel (November 15, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Joint AIA/DAF Holiday Reception (December 3, 6:00-8:00 p.m.)
  • Great Divide Brewery (December 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m.) – register

2014 Hard Hat Tours

  • Denver Union Station Transit Improvement Project (January 28, 2014) – recap
  • Repeat of Denver Union Station Transit Improvement Project (February 20, 2014)
  • Denver Museum of Nature and Science (March 20, 2014) – recap
  • Charles Schwab Corporate Campus (May 7, 2014) – recap
  • CU Boulder Recreation Center (June 4, 2014) – recap
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital (June 25, 2014) – recap
  • UC Denver Academic Building (July 24, 2014) – recap
  • 16 M Apartments on 16th Street (September 18, 2014) – recap
  • RTD Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility (October 14, 2014) – recap
  • DPS Byers Middle School (November 13, 2014) – recap

2013 Hard Hat Tours

  • Colorado Academy New Upper School (January 24, 2013) – recap
  • Ralph Carr Justice Center (Thursday, February 21, 4:00 p.m.) – recap
  • Trimble Office Building (Tuesday March 12, 5:00 p.m.) – recap
  • Community College of Denver Student Learning and Engagement Building – recap
  • Byron G. Rogers Federal Office Building Modernization (May 7, 2013) – recap
  • AIA National Convention – No Tour (June 2013)
  • One City Block (July 25, 2013) – recap
  • IMA Building at Union Station (August 21, 2013) – recap
  • Union Station Transit Terminal (September 23, 2013) – recap
  • Union Station Hotel (October 10, 2013) – recap
  • Colorado National Bank Hotel Conversion (November 2013) – recap
  • Custom House Modernization (Wednesday, December 11, 2013,  4:30 – 6:00 pm) – recap

2012 Hard Hat Tours

  • Emerson School (January 2012) – recap
  • Metro State Student Success Building (February 2012) – recap
  • Ralph J Carr Justice Center (March 2012) – recap
  • Denver Crime Lab (April 17, 2012) – recap
  • CU Boulder Biosciences Building (May 15, 2012) – recap
  • DaVita Headquarters Building (June 19, 2012) – recap
  • Metro State Hospitality Learning Center and Hotel (July 18, 2012) – recap
  • The Children’s Hospital – East Addition and Remodels (August 15, 2012) – recap
  • Joint DAF/Historic Denver – Traveling Through Time Bus Tour (September 15, 2012) – recap
  • NREL Energy Systems Integration Facility (Tuesday, October 9, 2012) – recap
  • Cesar Chavez Federal Office Building Modernization (Monday, November 5, 2012) – recap
  • Project Angel Heart Tour and Holiday Reception (Thursday, December 13, 2012) – recap