From West Colfax to the light rail & everything in between. The Fax is a thriving live, work & play community embracing its past with its eyes on the future.

Big things are happening on the West Colfax corridor and people are taking notice. A growing creative spirit embraces the area’s rich history while infusing it with new energy.

The City of Lakewood and its partners are committed to making West Colfax the Denver area’s next great community -- where many want to live, work, and build a life and others want to come to shop, eat, and play.

  • The "W" Light Rail Line offers easy access through the corridor and into Denver and the foothills. Bike paths and pedestrian walkways provide people-friendly transportation options.
  • Creativity, culture and vitality abound throughout The 40 West Arts District, a state-certified Creative District, and the historic Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design campus.
  • Unique amenities like the Mount Air Park Community Farm bring residents together and attract visitors.
  • Both public and private investment totaling in the millions has West Colfax on track to be the next major business center of the metro area
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With new, more flexible zoning, the catalytic impact of light rail, fresh creative energy from 40 West Arts and RMCAD, and the quirky history that makes Colfax cool, West Colfax is poised to be the next big thing in metro area real estate.
- Adam Paul, Lakewood Mayor