“On Wednesday the Downtown Denver Partnership Welton Street Renaissance Project will host an unveiling of the Five Points Outdoor Mural Gallery. The outdoor gallery is one installment of the Welton Street Renaissance Project which hopes to bring more public art to Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. read the entire article Channel 7 News … [Read more…]
“Through an open records request, Denver7 has received copies of police body camera video showing more of what took place during a confrontation between police and a group of people protesting a homeless cleanup on Aug. 19. Denver police were overseeing the cleanup near 29th and Glenarm when protesters began gathering. One of those … [Read more…]
“Early Wednesday morning, city crews were at Denver’s Civic Center Park, clearing out a camp near the Colorado State Capitol. Denver Police officers were on scene to assist with the execution of a public health order, according to Denver Police Department (DPD) Public Information Officer Sonny Jackson. Sky9 and a 9NEWS photographer saw crews … [Read more…]
“People experiencing homelessness in an area of Denver, are part of a “large-scale” cleanup that took place on Wednesday.” read the entire article video Channel 4 CBS New 5 March 2020
“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…]