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[[File:2008-06-09-Boulder-CO-Aerial.jpg|right|top|450x350px|Image Source: Uncover Colorado http://www.uncovercolorado.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/2008-06-09-Boulder-CO-Aerial.jpg|link=http://www.uncovercolorado.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/2008-06-09-Boulder-CO-Aerial.jpg]]"'''Boulder''' is the most populous city, and county seat, of Boulder County, in the US state of Colorado.
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"'''Boulder''' is the most populous city, and county seat, of Boulder County, in the US state of Colorado. Is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. The city is 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Colorado's largest city, [[Denver,_Colorado|Denver]], and has a population of 97,385 (in 2010); the population of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area was 294,567.
  
The city is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. The city is 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Colorado's largest city, [[Denver,_Colorado|Denver]], and has a population of 97,385 (in 2010); the population of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area was 294,567.
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Boulder is famous for its colorful Western history, being a choice destination for hippies in the late 1960s, and as home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. The city of Boulder frequently receives high rankings in art, health, well-being, quality of life, and education. It is well-known for being among the earliest US cities to implement comprehensive "growth-management" strategies, including an urban growth boundary. It is a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_Colorado#Home_rule_municipality home rule municipality] under Colorado law.
 
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Boulder is famous for its colorful Western history, being a choice destination for hippies in the late 1960s, and as home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, the state's largest university.
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The city of Boulder frequently receives high rankings in art, health, well-being, quality of life, and education. It is well-known for being among the earliest US cities to implement comprehensive "growth-management" strategies, including an urban growth boundary. It is a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_and_towns_in_Colorado#Home_rule_municipality home rule municipality] under Colorado law.
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-adapted from "Wikipedia: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulder,_Colorado Boulder, Colorado].
 
-adapted from "Wikipedia: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulder,_Colorado Boulder, Colorado].
  
Due to its pervading progressive politics and the centrality of its university, Boulder has been nicknamed "The People's Republic of Boulder" and "The Berkeley of the Rockies."
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Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan ( BVCP)<br/> [https://bouldercolorado.gov/bvcp/draft-boulder-valley-comprehensive-plan. https://bouldercolorado.gov/bvcp/draft-boulder-valley-comprehensive-plan]
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Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan ( BVCP)<br/> [https://bouldercolorado.gov/bvcp/draft-boulder-valley-comprehensive-plan.  https://bouldercolorado.gov/bvcp/draft-boulder-valley-comprehensive-plan.&nbsp;]<br/> &nbsp;
  
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== Organizations in housing / land-use ==
  
== Demographics ==
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=== Race and Ethnicity ===
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*Better Boulder - YIMBY-affiliated group. &nbsp;<br/> &nbsp;
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*Livable Boulder - key proponents of 2015 growth-control / neighborhood control initiative.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br/> &nbsp;
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*Plan Boulder.
  
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== Boulder Housing/Land-use/YIMBY and Allied Urbanist Organizations ==
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*Better Boulder [http://www.betterboulder.com http://www.betterboulder.com]
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*Livable Boulder [http://www.livableboulder.org- http://www.livableboulder.org-] key proponents of 2015 growth-control / neighborhood control initiative. &nbsp;  
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*Plan Boulder [http://www.planboulder.org http://www.planboulder.org]
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*Community Cycles&nbsp;[https://communitycycles.org https://communitycycles.org]
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== References ==
 
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**[http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/ "Inconvenient truths about 'affordable' housing and Ballot Question 300." ]Boulder Weekly, October 29th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/ http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/].<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/ "The campaign to pass the Danish Plan."] Boulder Weekly, May 14th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/ "The road to the Danish Plan."] Boulder Weekly, May 7th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/ "The Danish Plan recalled."] Boulder Weekly. April 30th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/ "Boulder’s insane densification."] Boulder Weekly, April 16th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/.&nbsp;]<br/> &nbsp;  
 
**[http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/ "Inconvenient truths about 'affordable' housing and Ballot Question 300." ]Boulder Weekly, October 29th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/ http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/inconvenient-truths-about-ldquoaffordablerdquo-housing-and-ballot-question-300/].<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/ "The campaign to pass the Danish Plan."] Boulder Weekly, May 14th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-campaign-to-pass-the-danish-plan/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/ "The road to the Danish Plan."] Boulder Weekly, May 7th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-road-to-the-danish-plan/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/ "The Danish Plan recalled."] Boulder Weekly. April 30th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/the-danish-plan-recalled/.&nbsp;]<br/> <br/> [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/ "Boulder’s insane densification."] Boulder Weekly, April 16th, 2015. [http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/. http://www.boulderweekly.com/opinion/danish-plan/boulderrsquos-insane-densification/.&nbsp;]<br/> &nbsp;  
  
 
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*de Raismes, Joseph N. , III, H. Lawrence Hoyt, Peter L. Pollock, Jerry P. Gordon, David J. Gehr. [http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf "Growth Management In Boulder, Colorado: A Case Study."] 2015. &nbsp;[http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf. http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf.&nbsp;]<br/> &nbsp;  
 
*de Raismes, Joseph N. , III, H. Lawrence Hoyt, Peter L. Pollock, Jerry P. Gordon, David J. Gehr. [http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf "Growth Management In Boulder, Colorado: A Case Study."] 2015. &nbsp;[http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf. http://livableboulder.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Growth-Management-In-Boulder-Colorado-a-Case-Study-.pdf.&nbsp;]<br/> &nbsp;  
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*Schoolland, John B. ''Boulder in Perspective: From Search for Gold to The Gold of Research'' (Boulder, CO: Johnson Publishing Company, 1980).&nbsp;<br/> &nbsp;  
 
*Schoolland, John B. ''Boulder in Perspective: From Search for Gold to The Gold of Research'' (Boulder, CO: Johnson Publishing Company, 1980).&nbsp;<br/> &nbsp;  
 
*Staley, Samuel R., Jefferson G. Edgens, Ph.D., Gerard C.S. Mildner. [http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf "A Line in the Land: Urban-growth Boundaries, Smart Growth, and Housing Affordability."] RPPI (Reason Public Policy Institute), Policy Study No. 263, 1999. &nbsp;[http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf].<br/> &nbsp;  
 
*Staley, Samuel R., Jefferson G. Edgens, Ph.D., Gerard C.S. Mildner. [http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf "A Line in the Land: Urban-growth Boundaries, Smart Growth, and Housing Affordability."] RPPI (Reason Public Policy Institute), Policy Study No. 263, 1999. &nbsp;[http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf http://reason.org/files/c5ba9be86e1bda65352dcf0e87a46c5a.pdf].<br/> &nbsp;  
*Taylor, Carol. [http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder "Learn more about man who helped plan Boulder." ]Daily Camera, April 26th, 2013. [http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder].  
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*Taylor, Carol. [http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder "Learn more about man who helped plan Boulder." ]Daily Camera, April 26th, 2013. [http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder http://www.dailycamera.com/ci_23116372/frederick-law-olmsted-jr-helped-plan-boulder].<br/> &nbsp;
*List of City Nicknames in Colorado, Wikipedia&nbsp;[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_city_nicknames_in_Colorado#B https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_city_nicknames_in_Colorado#B]
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Revision as of 14:19, 8 September 2017

"Boulder is the most populous city, and county seat, of Boulder County, in the US state of Colorado. Is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. The city is 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Colorado's largest city, Denver, and has a population of 97,385 (in 2010); the population of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area was 294,567.

Boulder is famous for its colorful Western history, being a choice destination for hippies in the late 1960s, and as home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, the state's largest university. The city of Boulder frequently receives high rankings in art, health, well-being, quality of life, and education. It is well-known for being among the earliest US cities to implement comprehensive "growth-management" strategies, including an urban growth boundary. It is a home rule municipality under Colorado law.

-adapted from "Wikipedia: Boulder, Colorado.

 

Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan ( BVCP)
https://bouldercolorado.gov/bvcp/draft-boulder-valley-comprehensive-plan. 
 

Organizations in housing / land-use

 

  • Better Boulder - YIMBY-affiliated group.  
     
  • Livable Boulder - key proponents of 2015 growth-control / neighborhood control initiative.  
     
  • Plan Boulder.

 

References