Studio Daniel Libeskind

Denver Art Museum Residences

Denver, CO


55 West 12th Avenue & 1200 Acoma Street
Denver, Colorado

Building size

  • 127,000 sq.ft
  • 56 Units
  • 7 Floors


Cast in place post-tension concrete frame , Structural steel frame ( Penthouse)

Joint Venture Partner

Davis Partnership

Structural Engineer

Jirsa Hedrick & Associates

Civil Engineer

J. F. Sato and Associates

Landscape Architect

Studio Daniel Libeskind with Davis Partnership




Completion Date


Project Brief

Completed in 2006, The Museum Residences is a 127,000 square-foot residential and retail building located on the corner of 12th Ave. and Acoma St. in Denver, CO. The building’s name refers to its adjacency to the Denver Art Museum extension also designed by SDL. 

The translucent glass skin combined with the metal-clad geometric forms complement the titanium-clad Museum. The top 6 floors of the 7 story building are residential and house 56 luxury units which ranging in size from 800–5,000 square feet and includes a 1000 car public parking garage. The ground floor provides 16,000 square feet of dedicated retail space which flanks the Acoma Plaza of the Arts.

In 2008 the project recived the Award of Honor for design excellence from the American Institute of Architects.The Museum Residences was a joint venture between Studio Daniel Libeskind and Davis Partnership Architects in Denver.


2008 - The American Institute of Architects Award of Honor, 2008 - CNBC Americas Property Awards - Best Development category, 2007 - Merit Award for Multifamily