For all of you music lovers, please join us this month to hear a presentation on the interesting past and present uses of the music venues that we all know and love today! When: Wednesday, March 10, at 6:30pmWhere: Zoom. See Nextdoor group for details.
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”
In this meeting, Brittany Spinner discusses interior design elements of area homes throughout the decades. If you missed it, learn more here.
In our October meeting, we shared spooky stories of our neighborhood. We also got a special tour (via Zoom) of the beautiful, historic South Broadway Christian Church!
Award-winning interior designer, L/BCRNO Executive Board Member, and History Club leader Brittany Spinner talks about how our area’s homes were originally constructed. Early developers and property owners used kit house plans or hired master builders, and this shaped our early neighborhoods. Learn more about kit houses and master builders here.
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”
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?”