Archway Communities will offer 154 apartment homes across 4 buildings that were a part of the former Johnson & Wales Denver campus. A combination of studios, one bedroom, two bedroom and three bedroom apartments makes this a versatile community with something to offer for everyone. These apartments will be reserved for individuals that fall within the range of 30% – 60% of the Area Median Income. Placed on a campus with a central quad, community kitchens, and two different school systems, Park Hill Campus will be a stunning and welcoming community! We expect construction completion in the beginning of 2024.
Heat and air conditioning
Community Centers and Game Rooms
Central Quad, Disc Golf Course
Third-Party Neighborhood Security
About the Neighborhood
Park Hill Campus offers an array of services aimed at community development. Owned by the Urban Land Conservancy, the former Johnson & Wales Denver campus has been taken over by a number of organizations. Among these are two different school systems, the St. Elizabeth School and the Denver School of the Art, a state-of-the-art community kitchen, the Kitchen Network, and various housing providers. A central quad, disc golf course and amphitheater are just a few of the amenities in the community!
In order to truly meet the needs of our residents, we address the whole person. It is not enough to simply provide a roof overhead, we also offer year round services by providing an on-site, expert service coordinator on each community. Our services encompass youth and adult programming as well as case management. Take a look below at just a few of the services we offer. To see a full list, check out our Supportive Services section of the dropdown menu above.
A good education sets the foundation for a successful future. Here at Archway we want to ensure that all of our youth have the tools they need to be successful. We value education and teach our youth to do the same. We provide an hour of educational programming every day Monday through Friday. This time allow us to give one on one attention to help youth who may be struggling in school. We also provide group activities to help our youth develop various academic skills.
- To help our youth develop academic skills that will allow them to be successful.
- To help our youth understand and appreciate the value of education.
- To help our youth feel confident and prepared to take on any academic challenge.
We provide our youth with homework help and tutoring in all academic subjects. We also provide programming that focusses on building study skills, such as effective reading, writing, note-taking, and more.
By providing health programming we allow our youth to develop healthy habits that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We provide programming that focuses on physical, emotional, and social health.
- To teach our youth healthy habits.
- To allow our youth to be healthy.
Our youth learn the value of a balanced nutrition, how to practice good hygiene, and simple first aid. They also learn about topics such as understanding and managing our emotions. We teach them about effective communication with others, how to resolve conflict, and how to build healthy relationships.
Physical fitness is essential to living a long healthy life. Through regular exercise we can prevent many chronic conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, anxiety, depression and more. It is essential that our youth develop healthy habits that help them to lead an active lifestyle. We want physical fitness to be fun, engaging, and educational. Through physical activities our kids learn the value of teamwork and perseverance! We provide a minimum of 90 minutes a week of fitness programming. This consistency allows our youth to develop their muscles, their coordination, and their confidence.
- To help our youth build strength, coordination, and confidence.
- To teach our youth to lead a healthy lifestyle.
- To promote physical and emotional wellness among our youth.
Our kids learn to stretch, do yoga, dance and more! They practice a variety of sports such as soccer, volleyball, dodgeball, and football. Our kids have had the opportunity to go rock climbing, practice archery, and go to the batting cages. We are always adding new activities to keep our youth active and eager to participate!
Our Bright Futures program allows youth to explore a variety of career paths. We want our youth to have every opportunity to have a successful career. We conduct monthly field trips where our youth get to see different career environments and meet different professionals. Our youth also have the opportunity to ask professionals about their work. This allows our youth to better understand what career opportunities exist and it allows them to start thinking about what they would like to do in the future.
- To allow youth learn about a variety of career paths.
- To allow youth to think about their future career path.
Our youth have had the opportunity to explore various workplaces such as a dental office, a candy factory, a software firm, among many other opportunities.
We want our community members to succeed in their chosen career path. We help them look for work, maintain work, and take steps to advance their career. We aim to ensure that our community members find employment that they enjoy and employment that grants them the financial freedom they deserve!
- To help our community members advance in their chosen career path.
- To help our community members build skills that will help them find and maintain employment.
We teach our community members how to build strong resumes, cover letters, and how to effectively interview. We conduct mock interviews to help our residents be confident and successful when it counts. We take our direction from our community members. Whatever they need, we are there to assist!
Many of our community members are immigrants and refugees from all over the world. They struggle with completing every day tasks such as reading their mail, paying their bills, and communicating with their coworkers. Through our language courses, our community members are able to build their English language skills and gain self-sufficiency. We also have many community members who are hearing impaired. In order to better connect them to the community around them, we offer an American Sign Language course to any interested parties.
- To help our community members be self-sufficient.
- To help our community members effectively communicate with the world around them.
We provide English classes for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. We also provide English instruction for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Our ASL classes also focus on different skills levels.
By providing health programming we allow our community members to develop healthy habits that will stay with them for the rest of their lives. We provide programming that focuses on physical, emotional, and social health.
- To teach our community members healthy habits.
- To promote physical, emotional, and social health.
We provide instruction that focuses on a variety of topics such as managing stress, resolving conflict, and setting healthy boundaries. We also provide programming that focuses on physical health tips and getting connected to medical resources. We partner with Eagles Nest to provide access to equine therapy to promote mental well-being.
Many of our community member have questions about their child’s development. We created a parent advisory board so that we can be receptive to their needs and questions. We provide parenting classes that focus on issues that our community members need addressed.
We provide programming that focuses on children of all ages. We partner with The Spring Institute to provide a Ready Tots class that focuses on child development and effective parenting. We also provide instruction regarding how to effectively address teenage behavior issues. Whatever our community members need, we are here to provide!