Historic photographs celebrate the heritage of Denver’s Five Points neighbhorhood, once known as “The Harlem of West.” The historic black neighborhood is facing gentrification with new breweries and coffee shops near buildings that once housed jazz clubs and consequential black-owned businesses.
Historic photographs celebrate the heritage of Denver’s Five Points neighbhorhood, once known as “The Harlem of West.” The historic black neighborhood is facing gentrification with new breweries and coffee shops near buildings that once housed jazz clubs and consequential black-owned businesses. Russell Contreras AP
Historic photographs celebrate the heritage of Denver’s Five Points neighbhorhood, once known as “The Harlem of West.” The historic black neighborhood is facing gentrification with new breweries and coffee shops near buildings that once housed jazz clubs and consequential black-owned businesses. Russell Contreras AP

Visit Denver’s Harlem of the West for a rich legacy, sense of revival

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