HCWPAN Meeting #6: Buildings and Businesses of South Broadway’s Past

Join us for our December event in which we shift our focus to what unique businesses that we have lost over the years and what has replaced them. From Ice houses, Farmsteads, or a scandalous french brewery. Let’s explore the pioneering businesses that started our neighborhood! When: Dec 9, 2020 07:30 PM Mountain Time Where:Continue reading “HCWPAN Meeting #6: Buildings and Businesses of South Broadway’s Past”

HCWPAN Meeting #2: A Look at Transportation and How It’s Changed the Neighborhood

Our August meeting looked at how modes of transportation have dramatically changed in the Wash Park and Baker areas, when most of our homes were built. We delved into the beautiful streetscape of pre-1950, streetcar-connected Denver, and how interstates and highways have impacted our neighborhoods over the years. We leave with a message for hopeContinue reading “HCWPAN Meeting #2: A Look at Transportation and How It’s Changed the Neighborhood”

HCWPAN Meeting #1: Who Lived in My House?

Our inaugural meeting of the History Club of Washington Park Area Neighbors (HCWPAN) featured two homes on Lincoln Street in the Washington Park West Neighborhood in Denver, CO. The owners of these homes, Brittany Spinner and Amanda Roberts, dive deep into their homes’ histories to discover stories about the inhabitants’ lives. They talked about EnidContinue reading “HCWPAN Meeting #1: Who Lived in My House?”