“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.
“Three historic buildings in Denver have been given preliminary approval for a new tax credit program aimed at encouraging the private sector to invest in preserving historic buildings. Cathedral High School on Grant Street, Rice’s Tap House on Welton Street and the Alliance Center on Wynkoop Street are among the 13 commercial building projects … [Read more…]
“Last summer, as I sat in the basement of the downtown Comedy Works listening to Dana Crawford explain how and why she went to the lengths she did to save Larimer Square from demolition a half-century ago, my mind kept getting stuck on the same thought: What makes a place or thing historic is … [Read more…]
“You can trust in quality, advises the sign that was suddenly revealed as decades of add-ons were stripped off the turn-of-the-last century building at 2801 Welton Street. But can we trust in the developer renovating what was most recently home to BJ’s Port to recognize the inherent coolness of this billboard? In addition to … [Read more…]
“The former Welton Street Cultural Historic District got a bit of a makeover in the last week — new signs proclaiming its new name: Five Points Historic Cultural District. The change comes in response to the community’s request that Denver Community Planning and Development give the district this name, which better reflects the corridor’s … [Read more…]
“Located in the historic Five Points neighborhood, Denver Fire Department Station 3 was built and opened in 1931, making it the oldest Denver firehouse; it is also the smallest. The architect, C. Francis Pillsbury, designed the firehouse like a home in Spanish bungalow style. Pillsbury, who designed three other Denver fire stations and the … [Read more…]
“From the smoke-filled nightclubs of Five Points to the swanky hotels of Aspen and Vail, jazz has long been an important part of Colorado’s musical landscape, says Bret Saunders. He writes a weekly column about jazz for The Denver Post, and he’s also the morning host on KBCO. “It was known as ‘The Harlem … [Read more…]
“Harvey Pipkin remembers the hustle and bustle of old Union Station in Denver with people all dressed up for trips to Cheyenne, St. Louis and Chicago. But the 91-year-old Pipkin remembers the tips most of all. “Oh, brother, the passengers tipped well,” said Pipkin, who, like brother Joseph, worked just after World War II … [Read more…]