“Five Points, Denver’s historically black neighborhood, continues to evolve.
Nobody will argue with the fact that it looks and sounds a little different than it used to. Even with all the development and expansion, there’s a lot of things that remain the same. FOX31 celebrates those constants in this week’s Black History Highlight.
“I think this is the heart of Denver,” Dr. Renee Cousins King, a longtime property owner, said.
Like so many of Denver’s neighborhoods, development and construction line the streets.
“It’s bittersweet to see the neighborhood change,” Fathima Dickerson with Welton Street Cafe said.
While you find a lot of new stuff in Five Points, you can also find a lot of history. There are a lot of things that remain the same in the neighborhood. Welton Street Cafe is one of them.
“This is probably the only place you can come and get some food, and you don’t have any money,”
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Stephenson, Zora. Fox 31 News 19 February 2018.