While some of us ate, slept, worked, schooled, and recreated within the same four walls for much of the past year, NE Denver residents who frequented I-70 from Brighton Blvd. to the airport saw massive changes.
Having experienced learning in both majority white and majority people-of-color spaces, tears start to form in Shakira Abney-Wisdom’s eyes as she reflects on the value of belonging.
This month: 1)New Retail Development at 40th & CPB; 2)Retail Also Coming to E. 46th Pl. and CPB; 3)Natural Grocers Coming to MLK & CPB; 4)338 Apartments Starting Construction in Aurora.
There won’t be any little piggies or cute bunnies or a stick-horse rodeo this year. In fact, there won’t be a National Western Stock Show (NWSS) and Rodeo. For only the second time in the event’s 115-year history it has been cancelled, this time due to the corona virus pandemic.
By many accounts, DPS Superintendent, Susana Cordova, was a star, a real Cinderella story—daughter of DPS secretary becomes first bilingual Latina to lead the district.
This month: 1) Kappa Senior Apartments; 2) The Great Conjunction; 3) Rankings for Best Neighborhoods in Denver; 4) DPS Announces First HBCU High School; and 5) Children’s Recognized for Nursing Excellence.
This month: 1) DPS Superintendent Cordova Resigns; 2) East Area Plan Approved Amidst Controversy; 3) Land at Northfield and Central Park Blvds. Sold for Apartments; and 4) McAuliffe International School and Inspire Ele. Teacher Rachel Lamb Recognized for Excellence.
This month: 1) Target and Five Other Tenants Announced for the Exchange at Boulevard One in Lowry; 2) Stanley Virtual Reality Installation; 3) The Future of Park Hill Golf Course; and 4) Covid: New Technology, Masks & “Shrink Your Bubble”
Denver’s historic City Park Golf Course reopened September 1 after years of major work and considerable controversy that spanned petitions, protests and even a lawsuit over the now-completed changes.
Two former city councilmen share their thoughts on long-term impacts of the pandemic, particularly on economic development and housing. Proposed zoning changes for group housing and allowing accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in single-family zoning have raised concerns among some homeowners, as evidenced by this yard sign.