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The West Colfax Corridor

is a remarkable convergence of opportunity.

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The many quality parks and recreation facilities

enrich the quality of life for the West Colfax community.

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RMCAD infuses the West Colfax Corridor with creativity

and delivers a first-class student experience.

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The new W Rail Line is a catalyst for West Colfax economic activity,

connecting Lakewood to Denver and beyond.

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Rockley Music, located on West Colfax since 1946,

is one example of the multi-generational businesses within the corridor.

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The opening of the 40 West Arts District was a tribute

to the community and signaled a renaissance along the West Colfax corridor.

Welcome to West Colfax in Lakewood!

Welcome to—home to the West Colfax Community Association and the Lakewood-West Colfax Business Improvement District—and the many businesses and local groups who support us. 

Why West Colfax? The West Colfax story is as vivid and varied as any in the country. It comes with its own lore, its own brand—and a history rich in character and creativity. As the historic heart of Lakewood, West Colfax has seen both high and low times. Now, the West Colfax Corridor is re-emerging from re-routed traffic patterns and the resulting economic impact. The renaissance is beginning—right before our eyes!

Learn more about our organizations and the catalytic activities happening here at About Us. To connect with policymakers and active community members, attend a WCCA meeting, 7:30am every 3rd Wednesday at 1560 Teller Street. 

Have a business in the West Colfax corridor? Post a listing here to be included in our directory.
Planning an event you’d like to appear on our West Colfax calendar? Click here to submit it.

Top Stories

"Official Unveiling of West Colfax Lately: February 25 at 40 West Arts Gallery. The new print, pilot edition of the magazine West Colfax Lately will be distributed in restaurants/offices along the corridor & at the 40 West Arts Gallery. " Click here to read the online magazine.

"C&H Glassworks has completed work on a stunning, high-end new glassworks installation designed by Lonnie Hanzon of Hanzon Studios, for luxury department store Nieman Marcus in Beverly Hills." Click here for full press release.

"Ten Best Commercial Signs on West Colfax" Click here for full Westword "Best of Denver" article.

"Lakewood Arts Council Lands Near Casa Bonita in 40 West Arts District" Click here for full Denver Post article.

"Lakewood-West Colfax Year-end Review Letter" Click here to read.

"Grand Opening Reception of 8025 Gallery will take place on February 6 at 5:30pm. 40 West Arts partnered with and The Abo Group, an architecture and urban design firm to develop Gallery 8025, the newest art gallery in the district and the first display venue dedicated to sculpture."Click here to learn more about the event.

"Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Lakewood Adds Fashion" Click here for full Denver Post article.

"Redevelopment Plans for JCRS" Click here for full Denver Post article.

"Millions being spent on West Colfax revitalization in Lakewood" Click here for full Denver Post article.

Have you heard about Project: COLorFAX?  Learn more.