“Anywhere you look around the Five Points neighborhood there is history; that history is in the buildings, the streets and the stories of the people who call the area home.
The area is a historical cultural district, one of only two in Denver, and has been recognized for the important role it played in the African American community in the city.
The area has also been through a lot, from segregation to the KKK to redlining to busing and more.
Throughout good times and bad, this neighborhood and its neighbor in North Park Hill have stuck together and even voted together. The two neighborhoods have even been placed in the same legislative districts for decades.”
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Lopez, Meghan. The Denver Channel 7 News 10 August 2021.