Urban Living Denver: Decorating an Industrial Chic Loft

If you are trying to get a jump on the selling season in Denver, you aren’t alone as more owners list their hip lofts or condos. Whether you want to stage your home to sell it more easily or want to enjoy urban living in Denver urban living in Denver, the industrial chic style is hot. Sellers in Denver’s Lincoln Park can easily decorate in the industrial style since many of the lofts have exposed brick, 20 foot ceilings and concrete floors. According to an article by HuffPost Home, the industrial style makes old converted warehouses and factories seem chic. In Denver, there are a lot of historic warehouse buildings converted into modern lofts.

Choosing a cool conversion

Historic loft conversions include Acme Lofts in LoDo (Lower Downtown) that housed the former Brecht Chocolates & Candies. Also, Flour Mill on Cuernavaca Park next to the Platte River was the former Pride of the Rockies flour mill. Developers converted Flour Mill in 1998. The Ice House in LoDo was the Littleton Creamery and Beatrice Cold Storage warehouse. In 1990, developers converted the Ice House, which was originally built in 1903. What’s cool about the Ice House is the fact that residents have views of the city and mountains.

Playing off architectural features

If you are searching for a loft to enjoy urban living in Denver, consider buying one that has interesting architectural features. Rocky Mountain Warehouse, a former 1930s merchandise mart, has an Art Deco style of architecture with concrete columns, balconies and large, modern windows. Paris Lofts, one of the newer historic conversions in Denver, also has attractive architectural elements that you can play off of when staging or decorating in the industrial chic style.

According to HuffPost Home, the best way to transform a loft or make it more stunning is by combining wood, concrete and glass. Most industrial lofts have an edgy feel, which you achieve with raw ceilings, exposed brick, stainless steel appliances, urban art and accessories. Aim for a neutral color palette with a splash of bright reds.

At Peter Hauben Real Estate, we can introduce you to the best urban living in Denver. Whether you want to list your loft or find one, we know the hip neighborhoods and incredible loft conversions.

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