“The average price of homes sold in February in the Denver metro area was just over $430,000, a 2.18 percent drop over the prices at the same time a year ago, according to the latest report from The Denver Metro Association of Realtors. The last time there was a decline year-over-year was in 2012. … [Read more…]
“erri Gentry loves telling stories about the rich African American history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. “This was the place to be and it was a great place to be especially from the ’20s through the ’60s,” Gentry said. Gentry gives tours at the Black American West Museum and Heritage Center and has a … [Read more…]
“Before gentrification came to Denver, many neighborhoods had to deal with the practice of redlining. An exhibit running at the Blair Caldwell Library right now in Five Points is focused on the idea of redlining and how it’s still impacting Denver’s neighborhoods. Redlining, first started in the ’30s, is when people in certain neighborhoods … [Read more…]
“Law enforcement is investigating a shooting along Welton Street in Five Points Thursday night, according to the Denver Police Department. The victim is in serious condition, DPD said. Police have not released what led up to the shooting, when the shooting happened or if there is any suspect information. The shooting happened in the … [Read more…]
“For 38 years, the Catholic Worker homeless shelter in Five Points gave people in need a helping hand. But on Jan. 24, 2016, a fire ripped through their building on Welton Street – and while everyone inside was able to get out safely, it’s been vacant ever since. Sister Anna Koop with Catholic Worker … [Read more…]
“The 9NEWS drone flies over Five Points.” read the entire article Channel 9 News, 10 May 2018.
“Cranes building future developments loom above murals of past glory in a Denver neighborhood that’s changing almost beyond recognition. Five Points is named for the intersection of Welton Street, 27th Street, Washington Street and East 26th Avenue – and what was historically known as a sanctuary for the African American community has become increasingly … [Read more…]
“View of the of the Rossonian, formerly the Rossonian Hotel, now an office building, at 2650 Welton Street in the Five Points neighborhood, Denver, Colorado 17 Photos” read the entire article Channel 9 News, May 2018.
“Marvin and Patricia Randall thought they bought their forever home in June 2014 when they closed on a two-story house in Green Valley Ranch. “We like the area … ,” Patricia Randall said. “It’s a good neighborhood. It’s a good house.” The couple settled in and spent about $70,000 transforming the builder basic house … [Read more…]
“The National Weather Service says Colorado is in for at least two more nights of powerful storms which may including damaging winds and large hail. This comes after heavy rainfall on Saturday afternoon caused flooding in the Capitol Hill neighborhood and downtown Denver, where the People’s Fair continued despite inches of standing water. In … [Read more…]