Coda Cherry Creek

Denver, Colorado
Completed 2016

Coda Cherry Creek provides upscale for-rent residential and retail In Denver’s renowned Cherry Creek district


Zocalo Community Development

Project Size

182 residential units

Building Performance

Pursuing LEED-NC Gold

Professional Services

Interior Design
Lighting Design

Located at the northeast corner of 1st Avenue and Steele Street, the Coda Cherry Creek project occupies one of the most prominent locations within Denver’s renowned Cherry Creek retail and residential district. The building is a concrete frame structure rising 12 stories above grade with another 2 levels below grade. The program consists of a mixed use, multi-family, high-rise development; with 182 high-style, for-rent apartment units and 3,800 sf of boutique restaurant space on the ground floor. Parking for the project consists of 2 levels of heated below grade parking and 1½ levels above grade for a total of 220 parking spaces. The commercial and (partial) residential parking entry is off of Steele Street, while an exclusively residential parking entrance occurs from the alley. Valet parking offers additional first class service. Amenities include a landscaped community terrace with community cooking capabilities, an outdoor projection theater, and a shallow reflection pool. Perimeter site landscaping improvements are designed to complement the building architecture and offer patio seating. The building is targeted LEED Gold by incorporating a number of innovative strategies including roof top photovoltaics, a grey water catch and reuse system, and a “Velo – Room” with bicycle wash and repair facilities for both the residents and the public alike.

Meet the team

Coda Cherry Creek


Associate Principal
Private Architecture Studio Lead

As RNL’s Private Sector Studio Lead, David Carnicelli provides management and oversight on architectural projects initiated by our private sector clients. His multi-family and residential projects in particular reflect his strong ability to deliver forward-thinking, socially conscious designs that impact communities for the better.

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COO/Board Member
Commercial Market Principal

With more than 35 years of designing and managing award-winning architecture, construction and development projects, John Yonushewski is a natural leader. As RNL’s Chief Operating Officer, John keeps the firm running in top shape and consistently pushes us to do better for our teams, our clients and our communities.

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Senior Associate
Senior Interior Designer

Sarah McGarry joined RNL in 2007, bringing experience as a lead designer on a wide range of corporate office projects. She is adept at all aspects of design and construction administration for projects ranging from prototype designs to large corporate headquarters.

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Senior Associate
Director of Lighting Design

RNL’s Director of Lighting Design Rachel Fitzgerald is passionate about blending the science, technology, art, and design of lighting systems to create effective spaces that foster happiness and productivity. Rachel takes special care to ensure RNL’s lighting designs integrate seamlessly with the architecture and interior design to enhance the overall effect of a space.

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