The new owners of the 715 Club, from left to right: Sudhir Kudva, Corey Costello and Michael Reilly.
Stepping into the historic 715 Club, at the corner of Welton and 26th in Five Points, is like stepping into another era. The entire bar is a museum of old Denver, with mementos from the past of both the city and original owner Charles Cousins hidden beneath a thirty-year-old layer of dust.
For decades, Five Points has been dubbed “in transition,” an “emerging area,” even “up-and-coming.” No more. This north Denver neighborhood has officially arrived. Here, a close-up look at how one of the city’s most vibrant areas has evolved over the past 150 years.
—Illustration by Douglas B. Jones
Why Five Points is no longer on the verge of becoming Denver’s next hot neighborhood.
Brent Snyder, left, and Josh Robbins, both with Century Development, stand Thursday on the construction site of an affordable apartment complex at Park Avenue West and Welton Street. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post)
Many of Denver's new apartment buildings claim to target the young adults flocking to the city in large numbers, but their high rents tell a different story.
Century Development, patiently and with some financial mane...
Tracy Winchester is no stranger to hard work, effecting change and making a positive impact on the community in which she lives. Her stellar résumé reads like a page-turning and inspiring biography, brimming with impressive leader- ship roles, entrepreneurial endeavors, extensive legal experience and a cornucopia of honors and awards. However, upon first meeting her, you quickly realize that she is also a stranger to ego and...
“Holiday at the Points: Illuminating the spirit of the season
and our community.”
Denver,Colorado - The Five Points Business District announced that “Holiday at the Points: Illuminating the spirit of the season and our community”, an engagement event and holiday tradition for the neighborhoods...
DENVER - Five Points residents are lobbying to have the signs designating the neighborhood's cultural historic district status be changed from "Welton Street Commercial Corridor District" to "Five Points Historical Cultural District." To read the entire article click here.
Denver’s Five Points neighborhood was once one of the best jazz hubs in the west and attracted musical legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and others.
Today however Five Points — sometimes referred to as the “Harlem of the West“ — is looking forward to its regrowth prospects, according to a recent New York Times article. Much of the area is long overdue for revitalizations to keep the history preserved and alive, but...