“It’s safe to say Denver’s Five Points neighborhood has undergone a lot of changes over the years.
“Gosh, it has changed so much,” longtime business owner Maedella Stiger said Tuesday. “Things people could not do [are] doing it now.”
She and her husband have owned Franklin Stiger Afro Styling on Welton Street for half a century.
“I love Five Points. I walk it every day,” Stiger said.
“We made the mistake by not acquiring the proper permitting. It was negligence on our part and we take responsibility. The project was completed in February 2020 and immediately after, Landmark Preservation was in touch with us letting us know that the doors would have to be redone, this time in the style of Five Points and with Landmark overseeing the project from there on,” Goodman wrote.
Goodman and Denver Landmark Preservation have come up with an improved version of the original design. It will have two doors instead of three, the panels will be wooden instead of metal, and glass blocks will once again surround the entrance.”
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Perez, Pattrik. Channel 7 News 31 August 2021.