“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…]
“Before Red Rocks, the Fillmore and the Ogden defined music in Denver, there was Five Points. “Five Points was the epicenter of what was going on in Denver music,” said G. Brown the former executive director of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. The roots of Denver’s music scene, particularly jazz, can be traced … [Read more…]
“Denver Gentrification Summit” view the video coverage 9 News 14 January 2018.
“On August 23rd, the Office of Economic Development held a pre-bid meeting on the development of mixed-income for-sale housing at 2907-2915 Welton Street. Learn how developers will be required to work with the city and RTD to create affordable, for-sale housing on this downtown site.” view the youtube video Office of Economic … [Read more…]
“With the average one bedroom apartment hovering around $1,300 a month, many families are finding they can no longer afford the rent. Tracking the number of homeless people is not an exact science. The Metro Denver Homeless Initiative conducts a “Point-In-Time-Survey” on one day every year to try and get a snapshot of the … [Read more…]
“Street Level: Welton Street. Join host Gabrielle Bryant and the Street Level team as we take a stroll down historic Welton Street! Gabrielle Bryant focuses on the Welton Street Business Community and also treats us to an inside look of the annual Juneteenth Celebration. Daniel Crosier, Ryan Policky and Jim Norris meet with the … [Read more…]
“When your city is one of the fastest-growing in the country, there are bound to be growing pains. As a person who grew up in Denver, Mayor Michael Hancock agrees with many of his constituents that affordability is becoming a major issue in the Mile High City. “We’ve got to take care of people. … [Read more…]
“Special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That’s odd considering most of us don’t know they exist.” watch the video Oliver, John. HBO 6 March 2016.
“The Denver Mile High United Way Headquarters (MHUW) is a new community services building that will allow Mile High United Way to expand and better support local community organizations. After 30 years in their current location, Mile High United Way decided on the Five Points Curtis Park district as the location for their new headquarters. … [Read more…]