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Help Save La Alma Lincoln Park History

CLICK HERE TO DONATE La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association (LPNA) is working to document the historical significance and architectural character of one of Denver’s oldest and oft-neglected neighborhoods. Historic Denver has granted us $10,0
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Broadway Park: The Denver Bears’ First Home in La Alma Lincoln Park [LincolnParkHistory.wordpress.com]

Broadway Park, at the intersection of 6th Avenue and the Cherry Creek, the most southwesterly corner of  today’s La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood, was the original home field of the Denver Bears. The prominent field also hosted the first
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Veronica Barela: Love of Community Drives Sustainable Change [Washington Park Profile]

Born and raised in the North Lincoln Projects on Denver’s West Side, Veronica Barela – longtime president of NEWSED community development corporation (CDC) responsible for the revitalization of Santa Fe Drive – knows a thing or two about creati
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Lost Landmarks Series [Across the Creek]

I recently began a new series of post’s called Lost Landmarks of Lincoln Park to promote a new historic images gallery on my blog, Across the Creek. Many structures have either met the wrecking ball or simply fell apart. The Denver Public Lib
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Maps to Lincoln Park History [Across the Creek]

If you have ever wondered about how the La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood was built and developed as part of Denver over time, this post should offer a few insights. Some of the most informative records we have are embedded in the lines and marki
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Camp Weld [Across the Creek]

Another bit of neighborhood history from “Across the Creek.” With regard to the history of the La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood, there is no lost monument more significant to both U.S. and Colorado history, than the site of Camp Weld. On
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Video: La Alma-Lincoln Park neighbor Joe Phillips talks about what he loves about our neighborhood. | [Denver Post]

La Alma-Lincoln Park neighbor Joe Phillips talks about what he loves about our neighborhood. See it here.
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Why Denver’s La Alma/Lincoln Park Neighborhood Deserves to Be a “Great Place” | [Westword]

A little more press on the APA designation via the Westword. A number of folks active in the neighborhood are quoted. Read more here.
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La Alma-Lincoln Park named one of nation’s great neighborhoods | [American Planning Association]

The American Planning Association put La Alma-Lincoln Park on its 2014 list of great, American neighborhoods! Our secret is out! Read more here.
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Photo: Mayor in the hood

Mayor Hancock was on hand today for the grand re-opening of the old Neighborhood House as a local home for the University of Denver’s Bridge Project. Founded in 1902 under the slogan, “Love thy neighbor as thyself “, the Neighborhoo
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