Written by: Chad Chisholm, JustLuxe

Denver’s past is as exciting as its future; on the cutting edge of restaurants and new hotels, reestablished historic buildings and architectural modern marvels, the city is bustling with energy and excitement with an influx of new visitors and residents.

The Maven is a hotel in the middle of it all, at the Dairy Block. Situated in Lower Downtown, or LoDo, The Maven blends cosmopolitan amenities, a high-end art collection, cool cocktail lounge, and contemporary restaurant Kachina into the space.

Upon entering the lobby, guests can’t help but notice the monumental hand sculpture suspended within. Created from reclaimed wood from the demolition of exiting beams, “The Quantifiable and the Ineffable” by Andrew Ramino Tirado is a show-stopping piece of art that really makes an impression. Nine dot Arts curates most of Sage’s hotels (the management company for The Maven) and this property boasts approximately 400 pieces throughout. Thoughtful touches include nods to the nearby baseball stadium, Coors Field, with vintage baseball card murals to pieces within the Poka Lola Social Club cocktail lounge, a nod to the soda fountain American culture.

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