“Colorado Springs native and esteemed Denver Black real estate developer and investor Carl Bourgeois is remembered for his work revitalizing historic communities of color in Colorado Springs and Denver. Bourgeois died July 17 at the age of 71 after a long battle with heart disease, according to his family. Coloradans who knew the business … [Read more…]
“Five Points/ RiNo Distance: 2.9 miles Highlights: RiNo Arts District, Curtis Park, Pedestrian Only Champa St, History:Five Points, Denver Fire Station #3 The Lowdown: This walk will take you through both Denver’s past and present by encompassing some of Denver’s oldest and newest neighborhoods. Starting in Five Points, you’ll begin at Denver Fire Station … [Read more…]
“Denver jazz legend Freddy Rodriguez, Sr., died Wednesday from complications of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, son Freddy Rodriguez, Jr., said Thursday. “He was our king, our sax man,” Rodriguez, Jr., said. “Not just in music, but in life. He was an old-school, dedicated person who treated everybody with respect.” Rodriguez, … [Read more…]
“From the jazz clubs on Friday evening to the church pews on Sunday morning and all the soul food you could eat in between, Denver’s Five Points neighborhood represented the heart and the hub of the city’s black community for more than half the 20th century. In the new millennium, the place where five … [Read more…]
“Morgan Barbary lacked a space to make her art where she lived — a conundrum many Denver artists probably empathize with. She also lacked the funds to afford studio space in town. A partnership between the developers working to restore the storied Rossonian Hotel in the Five Points neighborhood and RedLine, an arts nonprofit, … [Read more…]
“Developers aquired two additional parcels to expand the projects footprint.” read the entire article Dodson, Andrew. Denver Business Journal 22 April 2019.
Curtis Park Neighbors – Newsletter April 2019 PDF Newsletter archive can be found on the Curtis Park Neighbors website. Content highlights: More information about Curtis Park Neighbors special interest group can bee found on their website http://www.curtispark.org/ source: Curtis Park Neighbors email 3 April 2019.
“Denver-based Palisade Partners is planning to build The Hooper, a nine-story mixed-use project at 2602 Welton Street in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Located on the same block as the historic Rossonian Hotel—a property also owned by Palisade Partners—the development would include over 6,000 square feet of ground-floor restaurant space, approximately 31,000 square feet of … [Read more…]
“We have an opportunity to provide a truly unique kind of experience when you come to Five Points” read the entire article McClung, Kelcey. Denver Business Journal 8 November 2018.
“Two buildings next to the Rossonian Hotel building, a landmark in Five Points, have changed hands. 2624-2630 Welton Street LLC purchased the properties at those addresses for $1.9 million last week, according to county records. The two-story building at 2630 Welton St. dates to 1889 and is 5,451 square feet, according to city records. … [Read more…]